In the world of sports you’ll often hear GMs of sports teams identify “good character" as one of the essential ingredients to a successful athlete. Who players are off the ice is as important as who they are on the ice. You will readily find leadership development websites discussing the importance and nature of good character, particularly in light of recent scandals involving leaders in media and politics who have fallen because of moral failure and criminal behaviour. Shaping Christ-like character is a major theme in the teaching of Jesus and the Apostles. In this series “Walking the Walk” we will be exploring the formation of good character according to biblical teaching.