A 25-Day Countdown to a Character-Filled Christmas Day #7

Day #7 I Thessalonians 5:11 Christmas provides us with wonderful opportunities to reach out and encourage our friends, families, co-workers, and sometimes, even strangers. Today’s character quality is encouragement and honestly, the more you practice extending this character quality, the more encouraged you will become yourself! It’s so easy to share discouraging words. Every day…

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A 25-Day Countdown to a Character-Filled Christmas Day #6

Day #6 Hebrews 13:18 Honor is a character quality that seems to have fallen by the wayside in recent years. However, although it may no longer be culturally expected to exhibit honor, as you choose to show honor regardless, you will build your own personal character and your reputation will become one of integrity. Who…

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A 25-Day Countdown to a Character-Filled Christmas Day #5

Day #5 Romans 12:15 It’s so tempting in the busyness of the holidays to get caught up in just doing the next thing, attending the next party, buying the next gift. In the midst of that busyness, it’s easy to miss noticing those who aren’t feeling included, needed, or loved. Today’s character quality will help…

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A 25-Day Countdown to a Character-Filled Christmas Day #4

Day #4 Hebrews 9:12 We’ve committed to serving others. Our sacrificial character is being molded as we cheerfully surrender what belongs to us for the good of others. Today, we’ll see how service and sacrifice, when combined, can be a powerful agent of eternal significance in the lives of those less fortunate than us. Serving…

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A 25-Day Countdown to a Character-Filled Christmas Day #3

Day #3 John 3:16  What does it mean to have a sacrificial character? How and what can we sacrifice? Today’s countdown is all about sacrificial character and it’s a character quality that changes us, while at the same time affecting those whom we serve. It isn’t natural to have a character that is sacrificial. We’re…

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A 25-Day Countdown to a Character-Filled Christmas Day #2

Day #2 Matthew 20:28 Now that we’ve made the commitment to building great character for these 25 days until Christmas, it’s time to get to work! For character qualities to truly become habits and an intregral part of our personalities, they must be put into action. Today’s character quality is the character of a servant…

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A 25-Day Countdown to a Character-Filled Christmas Day #1

  Day # 1 Have you noticed? (How could you help but notice?) Christmas is on the way! Whether its tinkling Christmas music in every store or lights on the neighbor’s roof, there’s no escaping it…Christmas is coming soon!  Growing up, Christmas had a predictable rhythm for me. Each evening after finishing my homework, I spent…

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It’s Our Time Now

I had a wonderful time last week at a United In Purpose Technologies Summit. (Even writing that last line makes me want to laugh out loud. Megan Scheibner and technologies just don’t seem to go together!) But go together they did. It was a stretching, learning, and convicting time for me. Check out this list of…

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