Mentors not only help clarify the call of God in the protégés’ lives but also develop the inner character and spiritual depth of their protégés. Yet, little attention has been
paid to the knowledge-intensive nature of mentoring. Also, there is a dearth of Christian research articles in mentoring. To bring theological formulations and reflections on the topic of mentoring to bear, the main problem of this thesis is as follows: how can a biblical model of mentoring be developed with a knowledge management perspective? To further explicate the main research problem, four subordinate problems are specified as follows: (1) What are the components of a biblical model of mentoring with a knowledge management perspective? (2) What are the nature and types of knowledge imparted in a mentoring relationship? (3) What are the impediments to knowledge impartation in a mentoring relationship? (4) What knowledge management strategies can be used to overcome the impediments to knowledge impartation in a mentoring relationship?

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