Building character is a lifetime endeavor with an endless variety of beautiful attributes to consider. To start this new year, we will focus on two traits clearly evidenced in Jesus’ life: attentiveness and an all-in commitment! The verses we will use as a foundation of these traits are Hebrews 2:1 and Colossians 3:23. Hebrews 2:1. … More Attentive and All-In
Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and set down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2. Determination and endurance are ingredients of any significant accomplishment. Every worthwhile endeavor will include … More Determination & Endurance
Whether we are riding a horse, driving a car or trying to get through the school year, the same truth applies: where your eyes are sets the course of your path. If we spend a lot of time looking at what we ‘can’t do’ or the things that we would rather do or all the … More Focused on Purpose
I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father most glorious, would give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation through knowing Christ fully. (Ephesians 1:17) Christ’s spirit of wisdom and revelation infuses the Christian’s character. Christ demonstrated this spirit in all of His human interactions. He saw, listened and comprehended from … More Let’s Look Like Jesus: Wisdom
The prayerful spirit of Christ offers a shining facet to our transformed character! Christ’s commitment to communing with the Father is a design we must emulate. Despite being God incarnate, Jesus Christ demonstrated a high priority on prayer fellowship with God, the Father. Scriptural accounts show Christ seeking private prayer time throughout His earthly life. … More Let’s Look Like Jesus: Prayerful
Character is said to be ‘who we are when no one is looking.’ It is about integrity to our core beliefs. As Christians, our life is Christ, so we ought to look Him. We can’t do that if we don’t know Him well! This series of Let’s Look Like Jesus is all about examining Character. … More Let’s Look Like Jesus: Integrity
The plan for believers in Christ is that we be transformed into the image of our Savior. More than two decades after surrendering to God, I realize more and more how much work God still has to do in me! The only way to know what God is doing in my transformation is to know … More How can we look like Christ?