Big Questions, Worthy Dreams: Mentoring Emerging Adults in Their Search for Meaning, Purpose and Faith

by Sharon Daloz Parks. Jossey-Bass, 2011.

Written by an expert on young adult development, this resource focuses on the important role that mentors can play in helping these individuals navigate the journey to maturity.


belonging, vocation, importance of mentoring, navigating the journey to maturity, becoming at home in the universe

Best For

clergy, lay leaders, and mentors


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Initiate a conversation about developing a mentorship program for young adults in your congregation by consulting the chapter on the importance of mentoring in non-academic settings.
  • Provide mentors with insight and tools to help mentees navigate through transitional periods by studying this resource in a small group.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming is a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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