More than we adults ever realize, children feel unsteady and desperately want to grab hold of a reliable hand. No matter the circumstances, you can inject confidence and stability into a youngster's life when they believe they can count on you. But count on you for what?
Focus on just four overlapping elements of reliability, and you'll become an everyday hero to a child—yours, or perhaps the child you mentor. Click here to read more
David Staal serves as the president & CEO of Kids Hope USA, a national nonprofit organization that partners local churches with elementary schools to provide mentors for at-risk students. A senior editor for Christianity Today and International and former children's ministry director, he also authored these books: