A good friend, or mentor, can be just the one to guide another through the fundamentals of faith in Jesus Christ. If you desire to have that role, or to ask someone to be a mentor to you, here are some excellent Bible studies to work on together.
Connecting with God, by Chris Adsit, contains twelve chapters—focusing on twelve “connections”—the assurance connection, significance connection, power connection, victory connection, growth connection, fellowship connection, Bible connection, prayer connection, witnessing connection, warfare connection, time connection, vision connection, and devotional connection. No matter where you are in your walk of faith, this study is excellent to go through shoulder-to-shoulder with a fellow Christian. Available from Amazon.com.
For the ladies--perhaps your friend is struggling with her role as a military wife. Why not come alongside her and do this Bible study together for encouragement and training? Loving Your Military Man is designed to help military wives apply Phillippians 4:8 in their marriages. In the midst of the stresses of being a military wife you can choose to focus on whatever is true, honorable, righteous, lovely, of good repute, excellent, and worthy of praise. Husbands are involved through communication questions each week. Military wives can help build lifelong marriages that leave strong, stable legacies for their children and grandchildren.
The Combat Trauma Healing Manual offers Christ-centered solutions for the spectrum of operational stress from combat. God is our healer, and wants to bring about your healing. This book offers the faith component to wounds of the heart, soul, spirit. If you are a veteran who experienced combat trauma, consider helping a friend who is also struggling with the effects of war. This is the perfect resource to study one-on-one or in a small support group.
When War Comes Home—If you are the wife of a war zone veteran struggling with combat trauma, this book will help you to understand and begin the journey of healing. Or if you are the friend of a wife affected by her husband’s trauma, consider spending time with your friend and going through this book. A complement to The Combat Trauma Healing Manual, this book offers Christ-centered healing for the hidden wounds of war and secondary trauma.