Welcome to Faith Connections Friday! This passage says it all when it comes to character. Here are just a few highlights. - Compassion - Kindness - Humility - Meekness - Patience - Forgiveness - Love - Thankfulness Source: Pinterest.com Our Faith Connections Challenge: Is there one that grabs your attention? Choose one or more, and… Continue reading Practicing Character
Almost every day when I drive home from work, I listen to one of my favorite podcasts. Last week, I heard one that caught my attention. You see, for the last couple of weeks, I’ve sensed a recurring theme. When I hear something once, I may or may not pay much attention. When I hear… Continue reading Examining Character
Do you get distracted easily? Whew! I thought it was just me. I’m glad I’m not the only one. The most distractions come when I try focusing on something especially important to me—time in prayer and Bible study. Thoughts that definitely could wait a while inevitably come and remind me to do something today. So,… Continue reading The Most Important Thing
Some days wearing the old clothes just feels so good. The holey t-shirt. The oversized sweatshirt. The ragged jeans. The worn-out slippers. So cozy and comfortable. The familiar scent. The sentimental memories. Just makes you feel so warm and comfy. Then the day comes when you have to make a decision to get rid of… Continue reading Off with the Old, On with the New
It is believed that the work, “The Invisible Man” is an exploration of examining a man’s character. It asks the personal question, Would I be the same person if I knew I could get away with anything? Being invisible allowed the main character to act out without any consequences to himself. Dwight L. Moody touched… Continue reading Who Are You When No One is Looking?
We have a very talented young lady in our community who started her own bakery business, Sweet Dreams Bakery. She makes the most beautiful, creative, and delicious creations. But what would happen to the taste if the combination of ingredients going into making the delectable delight was not as divine? What if the appearance and… Continue reading Character: The Key Ingredient
There is so much we can learn in times of waiting. Thankfully, we have examples of people in the Bible who waited for what was to come. Abraham waited over 25 years for the long-awaited promised son used to birth the nation of Israel. Joseph was betrayed and sold by his brothers and imprisoned for… Continue reading Purpose in the Waiting