Luke 24: 13-35 Thoughts for the Message: Consider trips you have taken by car, foot, air, or sea. Which one(s) stand out, and why? When has walk/talk with a “stranger” been self-revalatory for you? Name a destination on your bucket list and why it made the cut. How will you plan/pack for it? What awaits […]
John 20: 19-31 Thoughts on the Message We’ve all heard the phrase, “You have to see this to believe it.” What things have you had to see in order to believe? Thomas often gets a “bad rap” because of this text. Do you think that assessment of Thomas is fair or unfair? Why? On Easter, […]
Matthew 21: 1-11 Thoughts for the Message: When have you “waved palm branches or cheered with a crowd” to “fit in”? How comfortable are you with dissonance? What’s at stake? When have you marched towards “death”? Towards more meaningful “life”? What meaning does Holy Week hold for you? photo credit: Where the Way Leads […]
Ezekiel 37: 1-14 The hand of the Lord came upon me and brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord And he set me down in the middle of a valley, it was full of bones… And he said to me, “Mortal, can these bones live?” ~Ezekiel 37: 1-2 Questions to consider: When and under […]
Romans 5: 1-8 Thoughts for the Message… What is the opposite of love? Name something about which you are angry. What happens because of your anger? What can you do about your feelings of anger? Are you in control of it? What good comes from it? What would it take in order to forgive?
Luke 7: 36-8: 3 1. Name some good things about being conventional/safe/predictable. 2. Name some ‘conventions’ Christians/ church could do without and why. (How do we know when a convention is no longer useful?) 3. What is so attractive to Jesus for the churched? The unchurched? 4. How do you/I ‘market’ or model, Jesus? […]