Part One: Our Mission

Ephesians 4 & Acts 9 / Bryan Robbins
August 12, 2018
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Discussion Questions: 

1. Have I truly and fully surrendered my life to the Lordship of Jesus?
2. Where do I most sense the need for growth and maturity in my own life? 
3. What gifts has the Lord given me to help build up the body and am I using them?
4. How might the Lord want to use me to multiple kingdom efforts for His glory? 

 

Part Two: Our Character

Galatians 5:19-24 & Romans 5:1-5 / John Parish
August 19, 2018
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Video of Daredevil Gosling : Does this Gosling pass the test?

Discussion Questions: 

1. Am I growing in self-awareness? Do I know my limitations? Places of temptation? Capabilities? My true identity in Christ? 
2. As you assess yourself in light of self-life and Christ-like character traits, what became clearer to you? Are there places of character where you are a "taker" more than a "giver"? What trait(s) do you need to invite God's help with as well as a trusted friend? 
3. Where do I find myself resisting God's call to trust Him because it will involve pain on my part to leave the comfort of the nest? What's the goal behind my resistance? 

 

Part Three: Our Conviction

Ephesians 4 / Bryan Robbins
August 26, 2018
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Discussion Questions: 

1. Am I maturing in my faith? What keeps me from growing?
2. Are my convictions shaping my life, or am I shaping convictions to fit my life?
3. How does Jesus in His life, death, and resurrection, call me out of spiritual infancy?
4. What steps do I need to take today to develop a more firm understanding and application of scripture? 

 

Part Four: Our Connection

Colossians 3:1-15 / Bryan Robbins
September 2, 2018
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Discussion Questions: 

1. Do I tend to believe I need others to do life with, or that I can go it alone? What's underneath this? 
2. Where do I struggle most to embrace deep and meaningful relationships with others?
3. How does Jesus' love for me motivate me to love other in community? 
4. What next step towards biblical community do I need to take today?

 

Part Five: Our Contribution

1 Peter 4:7-11 / Bryan Robbins
September 9, 2018
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Discussion Questions: 

1. How does my commitment to this church reflect Jesus' sacrificial love for me?
2. Where are my God-given gifts being leveraged for His glory and the good of others?
3. What next step can I take today to begin contributing faithfully to the life and health of this body? 

 

Part Six: Our Compassion

Varies Text / Bryan Robbins
September 16, 2018
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Discussion Questions: 

1. If concern for the vulnerable is “proof” of genuine faith, what evidence is there in my life?
2. Who are the vulnerable I am acquainted with? Am I practicing compassion toward them?
3. How does Jesus’ becoming vulnerable to save me change my perspective on getting involved with the needs of others? 
4. What issue or needs break my heart? How might they be an indication of where I could get involved in practicing compassion?

 

Part Seven: Our Courage

Mark 2:1-11 / Bryan Robbins
September 23, 2018
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Discussion Questions: 

1. Where am I? In the Crowd? At the door? What keeps me from crossing the threshold of faith?
2. Where do I need courage? Where does my faith need to be stretched by action?
3. Who has God placed in my life that he may want me to bring to Jesus?
4. How does the gospel empower me to take a step of courage?