The Fitting Room: Putting on the Character of Christ
Kelly Minter explores what it meansin real lifeto "clothe" ourselves (Col. 3:12) in Christian virtues like forgiveness, joy, patience, compassion, and more. Can we really "dress up" in the character of Christ? Kelly Minter says the answer is yesif we let the Master Designer do the fitting. This relatable book offers insightful Scripture study with real-life stories and sim...more
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Kelly Minter uses the analogy of fashion as a way of relating how we wear the 'virtues'... but she is quick to point out that "The Christian virtues are not something we can slap on ourselves like cutout paper dolls. They come as a result of h ...more
Short chapters, laidback style, engaging anecdotal stories and scripture, "The Fitting Room" talks about the clothing of our character that is shown in and through Jesus Christ.
This is a book that discusses that, yes, life isn't going to be perfect, we're not going to be perfect, but Jesus Christ, through what He has d ...more
Kelly’s book has a down-to-earth feel to it, but she’s truly concerned about our spiritual growth. She feels like a friend sitting next to you and sharing spiritual truths while being trans ...more
This book appropriately and genuinely exalts Jesus.
The last few chapters on humility, compassion, and patience have been all up in my grill. Is that the right phrase? ;) I needed the gentle reminder at the end of the book of the Truth that proceeded the list of virtues: that I am loved. And a great quote I came across tonight from C.S. Lewis encapsulates the life-long journey of taking off th ...more
Come learn how God sees you and become the image bearer of the Great Designer. Be clothed in His glory and beauty. Become the woman you have always wanted to be - stunning, beautiful, breath-taking, lovely! Throw out that old wardrobe and exchange it for a heavenly one!
Based on Colossians 2 Kelly Minter encourages readers to ...more
My book club slowly read this book as we simultaneously read novels that exemplified (positively or negatively) the character quality. This was a great approach as it gave us meaty discussions around the fictional novels.
Kelly is able to breathe new meaning into simple familiar words with great insight, wittiness, and humble storytelling. I adored this book!
Growing up outside of Washington, DC, Kelly was raised in a Christian home, the oldest of four children and daughter of a pastor. H ...more