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Manly Mentors

Do you mentor? Have an interest in doing so? Want to connect with others who are making a positive difference in the lives of younger men? Mentoring is not for every man, but if you've felt the call... this is definitely YOUR group!

Members: 74
Latest Activity: Aug 27

Definition of Mentor, Plus helpful Resource Links

mentor |ˈmenˌtôr; -tər|
noun
• an experienced and trusted adviser : he was her friend and mentor until his death.
• an experienced person in a company, college, or school who trains and counsels new employees or students.
verb [ trans. ]
• to advise or train (someone, esp. a younger colleague).

LINKS AND RESOURCES:
DigitalMentor
Mentoring Resources
MENTOR

Mentorship on Wikipedia
Who Mentored You?
National Mentoring Center

Discussion Forum

Looking for a mentor

Started by Rocco Vallerand. Last reply by Michael J. K. May 5. 2 Replies

So I guess you can say I was a late bloomer and at 42, I am looking for a mentor. Just someone I could confide in, talk to, and gain some insight and wisdom. I'm engaged and have a 17 yr old daughter…Continue

Introduction

Started by Joe W. Last reply by Michael J. K. Apr 26. 6 Replies

Gentlemen, I did not see an introduction discussion so I thought I'd pop right in and create one.  Pardon me if one already exists.  In that case, ignore this one and direct me to the other.If no…Continue

Mentor Please!

Started by Mustafa Bilal. Last reply by Michael J. K. Apr 25. 4 Replies

 I am a young teen and I need a mentor. I haven't got someone to talk to. Can anyone please become my mentor. As this group is all about Mentoring. isn't it?Continue

Where did everyone go?

Started by Rocco Vallerand. Last reply by Rocco Vallerand Apr 21. 6 Replies

It has been a few moons since anyone has talked in this group. I was hoping we could re ignite and get some activity here!I have been a lurking member of this site for a few years and wanted to…Continue

How the loss of my father at 12 has changed my life.

Started by Michael J. K. Apr 21. 0 Replies

I have had some good male role models, and some abusive ones too.I was hurt really bad by the death of my father.    I loved him a great deal.And being abused by  a few men in the family, it just…Continue

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Comment by Michael J. K. on July 12, 2014 at 11:46am

Matt I hope that happens and happy for you and your family.   It would be a great thing to have a mentor.

Comment by Matt on July 12, 2014 at 8:06am

To have a male mentor me has been something I have been pining for as long as I can remember. It would be a privilege to become acquainted with someone soon :) I'm 33 married with a beautiful young daughter    

Comment by Joe W on May 5, 2014 at 10:34am

For anybody looking to become a mentor in their area, I would recommend looking at your local behavioral health centers / agencies. They usually operate on the county level and should be relatively easy to find via a google search.

Comment by Mike W. on May 2, 2014 at 2:11pm

Hey gents - fairly new to AOM, myself. Checking in here as a mentor; 38, married with 2 daughters and have a two good ears and a few experiences under my belt. Looking forward to helping others and not too proud to reach out for help from time to time. Best to you guys.

Comment by Odas James Williams on January 6, 2011 at 10:46am
I would very much like to offer myself as a mentor.  I have checked the links provided and don't see anything for the state of Oklahoma.  Any suggestions on how I might get involved with this worthy program?
Comment by Colton Wilson on September 21, 2009 at 9:08pm
Man, I have been neglecting the AOM community way too much lately. So I'll throw something out there. I started a blog for my ministry: http://breachrepairer.blogspot.com. I am also putting together a weekly class for young men (see my AOM blog).
Comment by Dave Kerwin on September 2, 2009 at 1:28pm
Hey, where is the activity here>???
Comment by Dave Kerwin on July 24, 2009 at 4:15pm
Just checking in as a fellow mentor!
Comment by Colton Wilson on July 20, 2009 at 8:39pm
Hey "thehuhman"; sorry it took me so long to see your post. I did the first camp in May 2008, and hope to do another one before the end of this summer. I had five boys aged 13-15 that attended the three-day-event. It was focused mainly on the area of work ethic, which I was taught very strongly by my dad and granddad, but that many boys today never get the chance to learn. I called it the Nehemiah Corps Boot Camp (NCBC), after the Biblical man who organized a work project to rebuild the wall of Jerusalem. I had the support, prayers, and counsel of several other men, but I conducted the camp myself. If you would like, check out this link http://www.thebiblestudycenter.com/Body_Life/Entries/2008/8/12_Discipleship.html to learn more. I've also recently begun a teaching series on manliness at my church (where my dad is the pastor). The first (and forthcoming) installments can be heard here: http://www.thebiblestudycenter.com/Family_Life/Entries/2009/6/30_Manliness.html
Comment by thehuhman on July 8, 2009 at 5:21pm
Wow, Colton. That is quite an undertaking! How many boys do you have in the camp? Are they all ages? Do you have other adults to help mentor?
 

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