CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT GOALS

1. LIVES OUT BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES

Walking in the light, openness

Honesty

Willing to face painful truth, humility

*What steps am I taking to grow in these areas?

2. TEACHABLE SPIRIT

Open and responds to teaching

Receptive and welcomes correction

Willing to work out revelation, honesty

*How do I handle criticism?

3. EMOTIONAL STABILITY

Resilient

Handles difficult circumstances well

Handles emotions appropriately

*How do I handle my emotions of anger, fear, loneliness, grief, etc.?

4. SERVANTHOOD

Chooses to serve others

Concern for others without being codependent

Promotes welfare of others

* Can I serve you without becoming irritated or feeling inconvenienced

* What heart attitude do I experience when I serve others?

5. TEAMWORK

Works well with others

Facilitates/contributes to team cohesiveness

Cooperative

Respects people, not just those I like

*How do I work as a team member?

6. SELF-CONFIDENCE

Healthy inner confidence

Healthy Self-worth

Values self without being self-centered

*How do I feel about myself?

*What steps am I taking to build self-confidence?

7. RELATIONSHIPS, SOCIAL ADAPTABILITY

Adapt socially: values and respects others

Accept people from other cultures

Enjoy meeting/making new friends

*Do I enjoy being with others as well as alone? How do I interact in living situations?

*What steps am I taking to develop in cross-cultural relationships?

8. DILIGENT, RESPONSIBLE

In school, work duties, base activities

Take initiative with responsibilities

Responds appropriately to needs

*Can people count on me to be on time, pay my bills, get my work done?

*How do I meet my responsibilities? On time, procrastinate, forget, or avoid?

9. PERSONAL APPEARANCE

Personal hygiene

Take care of myself and my clothes

Dress appropriately

*Do I use my appearance to attract or repel others?

*Is my appearance based on other's opinions?

10. USE OF SKILLS

Effective and productive use of my skills

Take initiative to develop my skills

*How do I use my abilities and talents?

*How does the fear of man hold back or drive me to use my skills?

FORMAT FOR RECORDING CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT GOALS:

Identify each step separately under headings indicated below.

Assessment: Determine where you are and where you would like to be.

Planning: What action(s) will you take to reach your goal?

Intervention: What I actually did and what happened?

Evaluation: Did I follow my plan and how far did I get toward reaching my goal?