Parents as Mentors: Addressing Contemporary Childrearing through a Servant Leadership Philosophy and the Application of Mentorship Mottos

The motivations of parents within an ominously competitive society can be mediated through a servant leadership philosophy in order to nourish a supportive ecosystem within the home and community context for children. The ancient motif of the shepherd will be explored as a lens to understand mentori...

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Published in:Christian education journal
Authors: Veas, Gabe; Veas, Karina
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Sage Publications [2018]
In:Christian education journal
Year: 2018, Volume: 15, Issue: 3, Pages: 390-407
Further subjects:B parent training
B parental mentoring
B mentoring children
B Servant Leadership
B mentorship mottos
B shepherd as mentor
B parental competition
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Summary:The motivations of parents within an ominously competitive society can be mediated through a servant leadership philosophy in order to nourish a supportive ecosystem within the home and community context for children. The ancient motif of the shepherd will be explored as a lens to understand mentoring, along with practical steps assisting parents to mentor by implementing mentorship mottos that emphasize embodying integrity, promoting an emboldened lifestyle, modeling education, and providing meaningful recognition.
ISSN:2378-525X
Contains:Enthalten in: Christian education journal
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1177/0739891318804833