Groups Discussion Starters

Week 5 / Full Sails & Wrecked Ships

 

1) How does God's truth drive us forward in warfare? What are the dangers of people giving into other's opinion as opposed to relying on God's truth?
 
2) If believing and obeying are our weapons for war, what are some ways that we leave ourselves defenseless in warfare?
 
3) What are some warning signs that you are about to shipwreck?
 
4) How does God use the pain of our rebellion to get our attention?
 
5) Share, as you feel led, your story of how God has saved and restored you from shipwreck.

Week 4 / Grace is What Drives The Movement

 

1) How does God use imperfect people to do His work? Describe some imperfect people in the bible that God used in mighty ways.
 
2) How can you use your story to further the Gospel? What stops people from using their stories?
 
3) What is the difference between God's justice and God's grace?
 
4) Why is ignorance dangerous to everyone, including believers? What does Hosea 4:6 say about ignorance?
 
5) What are some things that hinder people from believing they are not worthy of God's grace? Discuss various bible verses to combat those hindrances.

Week 3 / Good News-Bad News

 

1) Discuss ways that people misuse Scripture in today’s society?

2) Since God’s law is the standard, what does it look like to live under the law without contradicting God’s grace?

3) What is the difference between knowing the law and repentance? Why does a person who lives a good life still need a Savior?

4) Discuss a few sins that our culture embraces that are contrary to sound doctrine. What steps can we take to ensure we are always following God’s plan?

5) What are some practical ways you can accomplish the commission you’ve been entrusted with both in the church and in your daily life?

Week 2 / The Heartbeat of the Movement

 

1) Have you ever found yourself following the path of least resistance method for life? Why is that method not healthy for you spiritually?
 
2) What are the benefits of working through conflict in life and at Church in a healthy way? 

3) What is the value of being planted in a local church and making it your home?

4) What difference to does it make in peoples lives when they follow the Bible as God's infallible truth? 

5) The Love of God should be our primary aim as the church. How can we better make that our aim?
 

Week 1 / Join the Movement

 

1) What does it mean for Jesus to be the founder of the church?
 
2) Jesus turned the apostle Paul’s life around so Paul could be used for the Lord’s work. Has God every turn something around in your life and used it for the Lord’s purpose? Discuss it. 
 
3) What is the value of having a Paul (mentor) and Timothy (someone you disciple) in your own life? 
 
4) Why is it more important for Christians to be known for what they stand for instead of what they are against? 
 
5) Even though Jesus is the founder of the church, he has used people to help build it. Why has God chosen to use people to help build the church?