Welcome! We’ve been on summer break, and now it’s time to rev up this blog again! I hope you like JNC’s new appearance! I’ve been writing for Journey North Character under the leadership of Troy Christian Schools in Troy, Ohio. Since I am now “retired,” JNC was recently released to me to manage independently.
I hope that you will continue to join me on this journey. First, we want to make sure we know why we’re here.
JNC exists to encourage Christians to walk closer to Christ, becoming more like Him. Continue reading
The school year is almost over, so it’s time to explore our last character-driven theme of the year. In a fallen world, no one can survive without this quality. Beyond survival, no one can thrive without it. We learn the need of it even before we go to kindergarten. I suppose it’s like the white cells in our blood stream – necessary in order to keep us clean, protected, and alive. You’ve probably figured it out. Continue reading
We are like the box top picture on a 5000 piece puzzle: our children get the idea of what life looks like through the pictures of our lives. Other people also provide box top pictures of life for us and our children. We’ve considered Sokvannarra (Sy) Sar, a young man from Cambodia who came to America and has become a classical ballet dancer. Sy’s life demonstrates humility, loyalty, tenacity, selflessness, perseverance, kindness, respect and honor. Recently, we’ve been looking at some scenes from my story. What character qualities do you observe that God was shaping in me? Continue reading
After four or five days of driving across the country and sharing special time together, my mother and I arrived in Scotts Valley, California, south of San Jose. We pulled into Baymonte Christian High School’s parking lot in front of the superintendent’s office. I had never seen a school like this! Continue reading
How has God changed you through the cross of Christ, the Word of God, and the indwelling power of the Holy Spirit? This is your story. I asked you this question recently, and then began to tell you part of my story that relates to the character qualities of self-control, obedience, surrender, and love. I’ll pick up where I left off last time.