Finding God – Week 1 Main Idea: Understanding grace is the key to moving from exploring God to knowing God.   Starter: Would you rather win a free all-expense paid vacation or be this year’s top employee and earn the prize trip? Discuss: This weekend we learned that a survey of the members of over…

Main Idea To know where God is directing, we need to move in God’s direction.   Starter Who is the person that has had the most influence shaping you into the person you are today? Why?   Discuss Who’s the indecisive person in your relationships when it comes to picking a place to eat? What…

Main Idea God is speaking, but are you willing to listen and obey? Starter Share a time when you tried everything you could think of to get someone’s attention, but no matter what you did, they wouldn’t listen to you. Was there anything that finally worked to get their attention? Discuss Share a time when…

Main Idea Finding your best life always begins with trusting God with all of your life. Starter Sometimes even our best plans in life don’t work out. Share a plan you had for your life in high school or college that didn’t work out, but you’re glad it didn’t? Discuss What qualities stand out in…

Main Idea Unwise use of our time prevents us from experiencing the life that God intended for each of us. Starter What is the most common way you waste time? What is it about that activity that makes it so easy to pursue? Discuss If you were to hand your calendar to someone who didn’t…

*Given the nature of this week’s topic, if your group is co-ed, you may want to consider splitting into separate men’s and women’s groups for the discussion.* Main Idea God created you with passion, but Satan turns it into lust. Starter Growing up, what were you taught was “off limits” concerning lust and sex? Discuss…

Main Idea Envy is being sad over someone else’s success and happy over someone else’s failures. Starter Did you watch any of the Super Bowl commercials from this week? What was one thing that made you feel like you just had to have it? Discuss When was a time you caught yourself wishing for something…

  Main Idea Anger is neutral, but when we get angry it can easily lead to sin. Starter Which of these four analogies for anger best describes you? Toxic waste – anger gets buried and leaks out somewhere else Volcano – anger builds from a slow rumble to a massive explosion Iceberg – someone makes…

Main Idea The sin of pride is the forerunner to all other sins in our lives. We will never fulfill our destiny until we deal with our pride. Starter Nothing gets at our pride quicker than feeling embarrassed. What is one of your most embarrassing moments? Discuss What comes to mind when you think of…

Main Idea When I love Jesus more than everything else, I’ll love everything else more.   Starter What is the longest time you’ve spent “binge-watching” a show? Playing video games? Surfing YouTube? (Be honest, this is a safe place!)   Discuss Gluttony is rooted in our priorities and our sense of control. What would the…

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