Character Comment – “The Big Picture” – Part 2

A mentor who concentrates tirelessly on character development is on a journey of continuous encouragement. It takes patience, perseverance, and enthusiastic determination to carry one’s vision from a mere flickering of hope to a bright light of enduring godly Christian character. Last week, we considered the long haul and the big picture. This week, we want to see how sharing that big...
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Character Comment – “Thomas Edison’s requisite for success”

Many of the following thoughts are taken from Russ William’s Kids of Character. Thomas Edison was asked, “What do you think is the first requisite for success in your field or any other?”  He replied, “The ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary.” Edison’s genius is truly characterized in his...
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Character Comment – “The test of the morality of a society is” – part 2

Continuing my comments from last week concerning Dietrich Bonheoffer: The Reich Church had given in to the corrupting influences of the German government, while Bonheoffer stood with a faithful few in the Confessing Church in opposition to the overwhelming tide of evil. As I read Eric Metaxas’ biography of Bonheoffer, I was reminded of the essence of Cost of Discipleship that caught my...
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Circle of Friends Newsletter, 15.3

Here is our Circle of Friends Newsletter for February 2016, 15.3 To download a larger copy, click here -> Circle of Friends 15_03 Newsletter Circle of Friends Membership Form: cof membership...
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Character Comment – “The test of the morality of a society is…..”

Back in December, I changed the heading on these weekly comments to Character Matters. Below is another Character Comment revisited, this one from January 2011; it is the motivation behind my heading change. It is rewritten and expanded somewhat from the original because, well… I think you’ll see. “The test of the morality of a society is…..” (comment revisited) I first...
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