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Tag Archives: character

The Glory of Children

31 May 2013, 06:00

Jay Rowland

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At first glance, this verse seems to be just an obvious, happy statement. Perhaps one that suggests the rewards of a large family. But as with all of the Proverbs, it’s good to linger a bit. The verse contains some assumptions that are kin to those verses that encourage us to obey our parents and […]

Character Sketches or Sketchy Characters? Dinah and Tamar

12 April 2012, 07:00

DavidM

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In his Character Sketches series, Mr. Gothard retells many of the stories found in Scripture to illustrate some aspect of character, either good or bad. Often, however, these sketches are better at illustrating how Mr. Gothard will twist Scripture with points that are many times theologically poisonous and logically absurd. In light of the theme […]

A Look at Life at the Riverfront Character Inn

8 November 2011, 05:30

lizs

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Life at the Riverfront Character Inn (RCI) was not exactly like life at the other training centers run by the Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP) and its home school branch, the Advanced Training Institute (ATI). But there were many similarities. One of the things that set the RCI apart from other training centers was […]