Welcome to Character That Counts

About Character That Counts, Rod Handley, and Staff About Us

The purpose of CTC is to equip men, women, students and athletes by communicating the unique and critical message of character (doing right), integrity (being whole through Christ) and accountability (honestly reporting to one another) into our daily lives.

Ministry Resources from Character That Counts Ministry Resources

Ministry resources are available here on the site to help equip you to stand firm (Eph. 6:13). You'll find accountability questions, 100+ character qualities, information to help overcome pornography, links to other resources as well as what others are saying about CTC.

Character That Counts Schedule Schedule

Thinking about having one of Character That Count's staff speak at your next event? Check out our schedule here to see schedules for Rod Handley, Greg Griffin and others. You can also see where we've been by accessing our schedule archive files.

Dedicated Life Coaching Dedicated Life Coaching

Sometimes it helps to have a coach to help you reach goals or overcome struggles. The mission of our Dedicated Life Coaching is to coach healthy Christian men on their journey to an effective and purposeful life. See if Bill Stutz may be the perfect coach to help you live a more purposeful life.

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Character that Counts offers a wide range of books, accountability cards and merchandise at discounted prices if you order through our website.

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If you call our office, you can connect with Rod Handley directly or if you prefer, use one of the lnks below.

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What's Happening at Character That Counts

New Character That Counts Web Site!

We are excited to have our new web site online! Be sure to check out the updated schedule, ministry resources, and products. Plus, we can now process credit card orders for your purchases. If you have an order exceeding $100, call our office for quantity discount pricing.

TGIW/CTC/PMM 18th Annual Golf Tournament - September 24, 2020

Special Speaker: Bobby Bell, Jr. (former NFL player)
Lunch catered by Chick-fil-A
Creekmoor Golf Course - Raymore, MO
Foursome Price = $700 Singles = $195
Sponsorships range from $500 - $10,000
$500 Hole Sponsor (includes 1 golfer)
$1000 Bronze Sponsor (includes 2 golfers)
$2000 Silver Sponsor (includes 4 golfers)
$3000 Gold Sponsor (includes 8 golfers)
$6000 Diamond Sponsor (includes 16 golfers)
$10,000 Tournament Sponsor (includes 24 golfers)

Excellence in Giving

We just earned the Excellence in Giving Transparency Certificate by submitting 175 strategy, leadership, financial, and impact data to @NonprofitAnalytics. Review our cost-effectiveness at link below!!

2020 Event Schedule

Check out where Rod, Dan, Greg, Tim, Bill and the rest of the CTC staff is speaking!!

Also, our CTC/TGIW Fall Newsletter should arrive in your mailbox during the first week of September. There's a great lead article written by Alan Goforth which tells our ZOOM & YouTube Channel story!!

KC Royals Faith & Family Day

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this annual outreach event has been cancelled for the 2020 season. This was originally scheduled for July 18, 2020 with Phil Wickham as our concert artist.

Look for a return of this event in the 2021 season.

Valor & Virtue Conference with "FIGHT THE NEW DRUG" - April 21, 2021

MAIN EVENT: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 @ College Church of the Nazarene; Olathe, KS (6:00 - 9:00 p.m.). An inspiring educational event for students (6th grade and up), parents, youth groups and adults. Chick-fil-A dinner included with registration fee.

TRAINING EVENTS: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 @ Holy Trinity Catholic Church; Lenexa, KS (8:30 - 11:30 a.m. OR 1:30 -4:30 p.m.).
Two identical training events for youth and ministry leaders, pastors, school leaders, school counselors, and professional counselors.

NOTE: These events were originally scheduled for April 22, 2020 & September 16, 2020, but had to be re-scheduled due to COVID-19.

Character That Counts YouTube Channel

Check out a brand new YouTube Channel (effective April 1, 2020) with TGIW lessons and notes. As of September 16, there are 186 subscribers.

TGIW--Lee's Summit ZOOM Meetings & YouTube Page

Due to COVID-19, we began meeting via ZOOM on March 25 for TGIW--Lee's Summit. All of these ZOOM lessons, plus outline notes, can now be found on our YouTube page. Please go their through the link below and become one of our subscribers. Lessons posted for:
Mar 25 (Rod Handley)
Apr 1 (Rod Handley)
Apr 8 (Greg Griffin)
Apr 15 (Trace Thurlby)
Apr 22 (Ron Brown)
Apr 29 (Jeff Kemp)
May 6 (Eric Boles)
May 13 (Jon Kitna)
May 20 (Mike Sweeney)
May 27 (Scotty Kessler)
June 3 (Joe Calhoon)
June 10 (Rod Handley)
June 17 (Greg Griffin)
June 24 (Tim Truesdale)
July 1 (Rod Handley)
July 8 (Greg Griffin)
July 15 (Damion Cooper)
July 22 (Rod Handley)
July 29 (Team Jesus)
Aug 5 (Dan Gerdes)
Aug 12 (Scott Stanger)
Aug 19 (Rod Handley)
Aug 26 (Charles Graham)
Sept 2 (Greg Griffin)
Sept 9 (Rod Handley)
Sept 16 (Evan Lange)