Philosophy of Youth Ministry. Character Issues: Integrity, Purity & Honesty Florida Christian College joe harvey , D.min. [email protected] 2011. IN TEGRITY. Definition 1. firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values : incorruptibility
Identity: Am I behaving like a son/daughter and a servant?
Mission: Am I extending God’s agenda rather than my own?
Ethical: I’m I conforming to biblical ethical standards and doctrines?
What would you do?
In each of the following scenarios, imagine you will be in a situation where you are alone with someone of the opposite sex.
“Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity” (1Ti 4:12 NIV).
“Flee the evil desires of youth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart” (2Ti 2:22 NIV).
“In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned . . . ” (Tit 2:7-8 NIV).
Components of Compromise
Revelation Reason Experience
Adapted from class notes: Developing a Culturally Sensitive Ministry, original diagram by Dr. John Castelein