A Mentor For Me is a division of Life Lessons, a 501c3 non-profit ministry located in Charlotte North Carolina. Life Lessons is governed by a board of directors, and also benefits from the insight and direction provided by its board of academic advisors, who are some of the most respected theologians teaching today.

Life Lessons operates three innovative websites; www.OnlineLifeLessons.com, www.DailyJourney.com and www.AMentor4Me.com. Life Lessons was founded by Terry Allen, a consultant for the technology and health care industries. With 35 years of professional experience in public policy and public relations, he has advised some of the largest companies in America, and is recognized as a veteran strategist with expertise on a technology, tax and health care policy.  Allen is also recognized as a veteran grass roots communication strategist. For over two decades he has advised dozens of non profit organizations throughout America and internationally.


Integrity: Life Lessons is committed to the highest standards of integrity in all of its activities. All films, pictures and music are legally licensed from their creators. Life Lessons discourages inappropriate use of intellectual property.

Sound Theology: Life Lessons episodes are produced in cooperation with advisors from the world’s finest theological seminaries and hold to the principles reflected in the Lausanne Covenant on World Evangelism.

Collaboration: Life Lessons is not built around any one individual. And it is not led by “professional ministers” or clergy. Instead, Life Lessons is led by laymen; businessmen and women from all walks of life — professionals, blue collar employees, students & retirees.  Life Lessons seeks to combine the talents of a broad cross section of individuals to provide a diverse representation of the community of believers in Jesus.

Quality: Life Lessons uses the finest Biblically-themed films available.  Life Lessons strives for the highest degree of professionalism in film selection, production, post production and narration.

Innovation: Life Lessons is committed to implement technology industry best practices in order to provide creative and powerful tools for evangelism & discipleship.

Academic Advisors

K. Erik Thoennes: K. Erik Thoennes serves as Chair of Biblical & Theological Studies at Talbot School of Theology at Biola University in Los Angeles, California. He received his B.A. from Central Connecticut State University, his M.A. from Wheaton College Graduate School, and his Ph.D. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.  Dr. Thoennes has received the University award for faculty excellence and professor of the year. He has published books on Christian doctrine and practical Christian living. Dr. Thoennes is also a contributor and editorial writer for the Tyndale House Study Bible.

H. Wayne House: H. Wayne House serves as Distinguished Research Professor of Theology, Law, and Culture at Faith Evangelical Seminary in Tacoma, Washington. He also serves as Adjunct Professor of Theology and Apologetics at Veritas Evangelical Seminary in Murrieta, California. Dr. House received his B.A. in Classical and Hellenistic Greek from Hardin-Simmons University. He holds an M.A. in Biblical and Patristic Greek from Abilene Christian University; an M.Div. in Pastoral Studies from Western Seminary; a Th.M. in Biblical Studies from Western Seminary; a Th.D. in Exegetical Theology from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis; and a J.D. from Regent University School of Law. Dr. House also holds a Certificate in International Human Rights from the Institut International des Droits de L’Homme in Strasbourg, France. Dr. House is the author of 36 books ranging from Christian theology, doctrine and comparative religions to marriage and practical Christian living.

Timothy J. Demy: Timothy J. Demy is a Professor of Military Ethics at the U.S. Naval War College. Dr. Demy served as a Navy chaplain for 27 years holding assignments with the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. He received the Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas Christian University, the Master of Theology and Doctor of Theology in historical theology from Dallas Theological Seminary and the Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities from Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. Dr. Demy also holds the Master of Arts from the Naval War College (President’s Honor Graduate) and the Master of Studies in international relations from the University of Cambridge. In addition to authoring and editing more than twenty books on ethics, theology, and current issues, Dr. Demy also serves as the American managing editor of the Journal of Military Ethics.

Joseph Holden: Joseph Holden serves as President, and Professor of Theology and Apologetics at Veritas Evangelical Seminary in Murrieta, California. He received his B.A. from Western Illinois University, holds an M.Div. from Southern Evangelical Seminary, and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wales: Trinity Saint David (Lampeter (UK).  Dr. Holden has published several books on apologetics including Living Loud: Defending Your Faith (Broadman & Holman, 2002), Charts of Apologetics and Christian Evidences (Zondervan, 2006), Archaeology and the Bible: A Pictorial Guide to the Amazing Discoveries of the Bible CD (Aardvark, 2007), The Study Bible of Students (Broadman & Holman, 2010), and the forthcoming A Popular Handbook of Archaeology and the Bible (Harvest House, 2013).  Dr. Holden’s areas of specialization include Theology Proper, Ethics, Apologetics, Bibliology, Near Eastern Archaelogy, and Islamic Studies.

Mark L. Bailey: Mark Bailey served for 19 years as President of Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas, and now serves as its Chancellor. Dr. Bailey received his A.A. from Maricopa Technical College, his B.A., from Southwestern College, his M.Div. and his Th.M. from Western Conservative Baptist Seminary, his Ph.D. from Dallas Theological Seminary, and his D.D. from Dallas Baptist University. Dr. Bailey serves on numerous boards, including Bible Study Fellowship, Insight for Living, Jews for Jesus, and Walk Thru the Bible Ministries.