Faith Based Resources

The Character Council offers faith based resources for all of the 36 Qualities of Character.

These resources include:

  • 1-Minute Testimonials
  • 5-Minute Studies
  • 4-Minute Sermons
  • Children and Family Resources
  • Bulletin Inserts
  • Character Growth Self-Evaluation Forms
  • and More

View the 36 Qualities of Character

 

Hiring a Maid

Start this activity by telling the family to pretend that they will hire a maid to do their chores for them. Each maid will be paid for how thorough of a job they do. Have them come up with specifics of what constitutes a very good,  an average, and a poor job of doing typical […]

Random Brainstorm

Random Brainstorm This exercise will take some prep, but you can save yourself some work if you think ahead. I’ll explain the whole process and then how it can be streamlined. You will need many index cards – 78 if you do the whole exercise – less if you streamline. Select 26 index cards and […]

Bonded

Bonded

An activity that teaches availability – willingness to change my schedule and priorities to meet a need – from the perspective of Christian faith.

The Heart of Moses

The Heart of Moses Moses had his heart set on getting the Israelites out of Egypt. Your goals must be aligned with what God had put in your heart. For God to be in our hearts, we must not harden our hearts. To demonstrate this, you will use 2 eggs. Hard boil one egg. Mark […]

Bonded

Be Like Samuel

An activity that teaches availability – willingness to change my schedule and priorities to meet a need – from the perspective of Christian faith.

The Paralyzed Man

The Paralyzed Man

The Paralyzed Man Read aloud the story of the paralyzed man being lowered through a roof in Mark 2:1-12. Next, you will recreate the paralyzed man on the mat. The smallest among you will be the paralyzed man. Brainstorm how you could lift someone and carry them somewhere else. (I don’t think you want a […]

We all Scream for Ice Cream!

We all Scream for Ice Cream! This activity requires ice cream, any flavor topping and pepper. You will also need a second ice cream scoop or big spoon that you have labeled Mercy. Hide this scoop until it is needed. Gather the family around the table and place two distinct scoops of ice cream into […]

Positivity Shot Put

Positivity Shot Put For this activity, you will need to prepare 9 paper plates, 6 with smiley faces and 3 with frowny faces drawn on them. You will also need bean bags or a piece of paper that has been balled up. You will need something that won’t roll when it lands. Arrange the plates […]

Egg Drop

Egg Drop Divide the group into groups of 4 – 6 people in each group. Each group should be provided with a raw egg in the shell or a candy-coated cream egg. Draw a face on the egg to give it a personality. Instruct them to construct something for their egg so that when it […]

Thoroughness Prayer

Dear Jesus, We praise you for your goodness and mercy and thank you for the example of Thoroughness in your life. We remember how you always stayed true to the Father’s plan. Remind us to plan our work and make our to-do lists according to your will. Help us finish what we start and to […]

Creativity Prayer

Creativity Prayer Dear Jesus,We praise you for your goodness and mercy and thank you for the example of Creativity in your life. We remember how you used stories and parables to teach your lessons. Help us embrace our roles as your servants here on Earth and be all that we can be. Remind us to […]

King Solomon Teaches Us About Creativity

King Solomon Teaches Us About Creativity King Solomon was a very wise King (965-926 BC). God had told Solomon he could have anything he wanted, and Solomon did not ask for money or power. He asked that God would give him a wise heart so he could be a good king. This was a very […]

Loyalty Prayer

Loyalty Prayer Dear Jesus, We praise you for your goodness and mercy and thank you for the example of Loyalty in your life. We remember how you were Loyal to the Father, even unto death. Remind us to serve our family and teachers and encourage others in hard times. May we learn, with your help, […]

Determination Prayer

Determination Prayer Dear Jesus, We praise you for your goodness and mercy and thank you for the example of Determination in your life. You drug that heavy cross all the way to Calvary. You got up after every fall even though you knew it would end in your death. Please give us the strength to […]

Moses Teaches Us About Determination

Moses Teaches Us About Determination Moses was Determined to lead the Israelite slaves out of Egypt and into the promised land, but Pharaoh was a difficult man to convince. When Moses needed help, he used the Pharaoh’s stubbornness as an opportunity to call upon God for assistance. God responded by sending the plagues. Moses had […]

Availability Prayer

Availability Prayer Dear Jesus, We praise you for your goodness and mercy and thank you for the example of availability in your life. You were always available to God’s people to answer their questions and to heal their sick. Please help us to put others ahead of ourselves and to find ways to help, not […]