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Discussion Questions 

Each week our pastors provide discussion questions to go with their sermon. Small groups and families are encouraged to use these discussion questions to dive deeper.

Looking for the sermon on which these questions are based? Visit our worship service livestream archive.

Sunday, July 28

  1. How is it with your soul in these days?
  2. How closely are you walking with God?
  3. Is there a place (a situation) where you might be an instrument of God’s peace?

Sunday, July 19

  1. Where do you stop and find your path in life?
  2. Can you think of times when you experience turning your ordinary life into extraordinary?
  3. Where is your Bethel, House of God, that becomes a witness to your experience of God’s presence?

Sunday, July 12

  1. Can you think of specific times when the Good News (God’ love and grace) have been “sown” in your life?
  2. How is the “soil” of your heart today?
  3. What obstacles are real in your life?
  4. Can you think of times when you can see God’s Word alive in the world around you?

Sunday, July 5

  1. Do you trust in your own righteousness, or in God’s righteousness?  What does the difference look like?
  2. Are you carrying any burdens of guilt, remorse or regret that you need to turn over to God?
  3. What would a next step of trusting God look like in your life?

Sunday, June 28

  1. Abraham and Isaac travel for three days. What does their trip look like? What kinds of conversations might they have?
  2. What does it mean that God is vulnerable? To what extent are you vulnerable?
  3. How do you deal with disturbing stories in the Bible? How do you do with current disturbing stories that happened in this country?
Sunday, June 21

  1. Who and what have had major impact in forming you?
  2. To what extent are you learning and growing?  To what extent are you rigid and inflexible?
  3. Are your views, attitudes and opinions ground in the gospel?  If not, then in what?

Sunday, June 14

  1. What are your most important values?
  2. Can you think of a time when your faith was “tested”?
  3. Where are you challenged now?
  4. Is anything too wonderful for the Lord?

Sunday, May 31

  1. Where can you see the Holy Spirit working in the world? 
  2. How do you feel about the future right now?
  3. Have you ever felt the Holy Spirit nudging you?  Do you now?

Sunday, May 24

  1. What is your witness of Jesus Christ in your own life?
  2. Who hears or sees your witness?
  3. How does God use you?  How could God use you?

Sunday, May 24

  1. What is your witness of Jesus Christ in your own life?
  2. Who hears or sees your witness?
  3. How does God use you?  How could God use you?

Sunday, May 10

  1. What does it mean for you to be filled with the Holy Spirit?
  2. How do we offer forgiveness to others? How important it is to offer it in this circumstance?
  3. How can God use you in the ministry of reconciliation?

Sunday, May 3

  1. Do you see your life any differently in the midst to this crisis?

    2.  How do you see the church?
    3.  How can God use you in the church in the future?

Sunday, April 26

  1. Have you invited the Risen Christ into your home?  Into your Life?
  2. Are you taking advantage of the opportunities to let Jesus form and make sense of your life?
  3. What fruit of Christian love is your life bearing?

Sunday, April 19

  1. Like disciples, have you felt that you are locked in or locked out in your life because of fear?
  2. What does it mean to receive the breath of life?
  3. How is God calling us to live as an Easter people in this season of crisis?

Sunday, April 12 (Easter)

  1. What difference does resurrection make in your life?
  2. How will you follow the Risen Lord in 2020?
  3. How should we live as an Easter People together? 

Sunday, April 5 (Palm Sunday)

  1. What does Holy Week mean to you?
  2. Could God be doing something new in your life?  In all our lives?
  3. What is most important to you?

Sunday, March 29

  1. Have you had a “lament” time in your life?
  2. What is your prayer to God in this times?
  3. What would “waiting for the Lord” look like in your life?

Sunday, March 22

  1. How is it with your soul?

  2. How do you think this crisis will change you?

  3. “The Lord is my shepherd” what does that mean for your and your family’s daily life?

Sunday, March 15

  1. What does it mean to worship God in this unknown and unexpected time?
  2. How important is song in your faith journey and our faith community
  3. What it is for you to live a life of worship and follow the Lord?

Sunday, March 8

  1. What journeys have you taken in your life?
  2. When have you had to depend on God?
  3. What are your fears right now?

Sunday, March 1

  1. Are you carrying guilt?
  2. What does it mean to trust God?
  3. What change could this Lent bring for you?

Sunday, February 23

  1. How does God welcome you?
  2. How do we establish a welcoming culture
  3. What has made you feel connected?

Sunday, February 16

  1. What does it mean to give your heart to God?
  2. What difference would that make in your daily life?
  3. What is your “heart condition”?

Sunday, February 9

  1. Have you been aware that you are salt and light?
  2. What will that awareness affect in your life?
  3. What one thing can you do to respond to Jesus’ sermon?

Sunday, February 2

  1. What does it mean to be blessed?
  2. What matters most in your life?
  3. What changes in your life might bring you closer to Christ?

Sunday, January 26

  1. What does “repent” mean to you?
  2. What do you need Jesus to make whole?
  3. In Simon’s place, how will you answer?

Sunday, January 12

  1. What does it mean that God claims us?
  2. What claim does God make on us?
  3. What need to change in my life as a result of God’s claim?