There are no discount character stores. Courage. Discipline. Confidence. Patience. Endurance. Contentment. They're qualities that can take a lifetime to acquire. But here's good news: God says you can have them all! In this Bible study guide, you will discover how firmly God is committed to forming noble qualities within you. He wants your character to deepen even more than you do--and He has the power to do something about it! If you're ready to journey toward the kind of character you've always admired, here is path of radical, God-empowered change and growth--and a transformed, more Christ-like you. If you are the discussion leader, you will find additional suggestions and helpful ideas in the Leader's Notes.
There are no discount character stores. Courage. Discipline. Confidence. Patience. Endurance. Contentment. Theyre qualities that can take a lifetime to acquire. Qualities money cant buy. But heres good news: God says you can have them all! In Character, you will discover how firmly God is committed to forming noble qualities within you. He wants your character to deepen even more than you doand He has the power to do something about it! If youre ready to journey toward the kind of character youve always admired, here is a path of radical, God-empowered change and growthand a transformed, more Christlike you. Interactionsa powerful and challenging tool for building deep relationships between you and your group members, and you and God. Interactions is far more than another group Bible study. It's a cutting-edge series designed to help small group participants develop into fully devoted followers of Christ.
Bill Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Ill., and chairman of the board for the Willow Creek Association. The bestselling author of more than twenty books, including Leadership Axioms, Holy Discontent, Just Walk Across the Room, The Volunteer Revolution, and Courageous Leadership, and classics such as Too Busy Not to Pray and Becoming a Contagious Christian, Hybels is known worldwide as an expert in training Christian leaders to transform individuals and their communities through the local church. He and his wife, Lynne, have two adult children and two grandsons, Henry and Mac.
Kevin G. Harney (kevingharney.com) serves at Shoreline Community Church in Monterey, California. He is the author of many books and studies, including Organic Outreach for Ordinary People, Seismic Shifts, and Reckless Faith.
Sherry Harney (sherryharney.com) has served as a childrens ministry director and a womens ministry director, and is the author of more than sixty small-group Bible studies. One of her greatest passions is investing in the next generation of women in the church.