You Can Mentor: A Christian Mentoring Podcast

Conversations are a crucial life skill.  They are literally the way in which we communicate with one another, relate to each other, and feel seen, valued, and heard.  It’s something we start practicing as soon as we begin to talk.  Even so, we struggle to be able to have deep, meaningful conversations with others; especially with strangers.  But what could happen if we were able to change that?  What could we learn from each other if we were able to learn to listen well and communicate well with people?  As it turns out, Dr. Heather Holleman has discovered that there are six primary topics that we, as humans, prefer to converse about.  This week, she joins John to discuss her new book The Six Conversations: Pathways to Connecting in an Age of Isolation and Incivility.  Today they talk through the four mindsets, the three fresh goals, and the six types of conversations that you can use to build deep, warm relationships both with your mentees and with any other person you encounter.

Connect with Dr. Holleman:

Purchase The Six Conversations:
The Six Conversations

Purchase This Seat's Saved:
This Seat's Saved

Purchase the You Can Mentor book:
You Can Mentor: How to Impact Your Community, Fulfill the Great Commission, and Break Generational Curses 

What is You Can Mentor: A Christian Mentoring Podcast?

You Can Mentor is a network that equips and encourages mentors and mentoring leaders through resources and relationships to love God, love others, and make disciples in their own community.

We want to hear from you! Send any mentoring questions to, and we'll answer them on our podcast. We want to help you become the best possible mentor you can be. Also, if you are a mentoring organization, church, or non-profit, connect with us to join our mentoring network or to be spotlighted on our show.

Please find out more at or find us on social media. You will find more resources on our website to help equip and encourage mentors. We have downloadable resources, cohort opportunities, and an opportunity to build relationships with other Christian mentoring leaders.