Ice Breaker (optional – choose one below) When have you received especially good table service at a restaurant? What was that experience like? What’s the most over-the-top thing you’ve ever done for a friend? Main Idea I was made to serve selflessly. Discuss When has someone served you or was kind to you in a…

Ice Breaker (optional – choose one below) What’s your favorite birthday gift you’ve ever received? Do you more enjoy giving a gift or receiving one? Would you rather receive a gift or a gift card? Main Idea God has designed and gifted you to do something great with your life. Discuss What was your idea…

Ice Breaker (optional – choose one below) Share a funny circumstance when you or someone you know didn’t see something that was right in front of them that caused an awkward or funny situation. Which is the better Beatles song: “Help!” or “With a Little Help From My Friends?” Main Idea There is no greater…

Ice Breaker (optional – choose one below) Share a favorite memory you have of your mom or with a mother figure who played a key role in your life. What makes this memory special? What do you think would be a perfect Mother’s Day gift? Main Idea In honor of Mother’s Day, we learned the…

Can I Know God Personally? After snacks and connecting for a while, gather and start the following introduction. Introduction As humans, we crave relationships. Why is that? The Bible teaches that we were created for relationship with God and with one another. On one hand, it’s easy to know about God. But it’s a whole…

Is the Bible Reliable? After snacks and connecting for a while, gather and start the following introduction. Introduction The reliability of the Bible is being challenged on multiple fronts. At this point in history, an intelligent and thorough conversation about the reliability of Scripture is essential. Jews and Christians hinge their faith squarely on the…

Is Christianity Too Narrow? After snacks and connecting for a while, gather and start the following introduction. Introduction Christianity is seen by some as a narrow and mostly irrelevant belief system. Why? The Christian Church at one point in history was sought out for knowledge of reality. The Church was taken seriously by the wider…

Why does God allow pain & suffering?  After snacks and connecting for a while, gather and start the following introduction. Introduction Why does God allow pain and suffering? This is a very common question and is possibly the most difficult to answer. It is undoubtedly one of the most significant obstacles for many people who…

Is There a God? After snacks and connecting for a while, gather and start the following introduction. Introduction Dostoevsky said, “Without God, everything is permitted.” Thus, knowing the answer to today’s question helps us know how to live in submission to God or to ourselves only. A. W. Tozer famously quipped, “What comes to mind…

Ice Breaker (optional – choose one below) What is the most amazing victory you’ve seen someone achieve? Did you invite a guest to come to Easter? If so, share what you know about their experience. Main Idea This week we learned that Easter is not the celebration of a religious idea. It’s about an event…

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