Category Archives: Character Challenge

Look Around, What do You See?

You wouldn’t become angry with a blind friend for stumbling over something in an unfamiliar room. Well, sin for the person without Christ, is just as unavoidable. When they trip and fall, we should be the first to help them up.

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Give the Gift of Grace

We don’t get mad at infants when they fall and get hurt while learning to walk.  Well, sin for the person without Christ, is just as unavoidable. When it happens in front of us, we’re called to give grace. It can help if we remember … Continue reading

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Adverbial: More than a Gramatical Term

I think the Bible teaches every Christian is supposed to act humanely (adverb) and compassionately (another adverb). If we become more adverbial in our behavior toward our neighbors, we will be showing them the love God commands of us, which … Continue reading

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Be Open, Be Honest, Be You

Life is hard and ups and downs are expected.  Instead of trying to hide your fear or discouragement, let people see you seek help through prayer or the wisdom of a more mature Christian. Don’t be fake, people may have … Continue reading

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What Do People Say About You?

A man, who had little good to say about Christianity, once called me a humane, compassionate Christian. Though nice sounding, the words obviously identified me as an exception to other Christians he knew. He may not have known me well … Continue reading

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What’s Visible in Your Life?

Just as our friends may sense our excitement about a long awaited vacation, our anticipation of a future in Christ might begin to seep out where they can see it.  And then it’s only natural to share what we’re excited about. What … Continue reading

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