Sermons on Following Jesus

Same God

Whose life has inspired you to follow Jesus more closely? Whose life do you think you are inspiring? What hope do you need this week that God is powerfully present with you?

Gloria 34

When was the last time you tasted and saw the goodness of God? How are you remembering the moments when God has moved in your life? How can your small group remind each other of God’s goodness?

Just As I Am | I Am Made With Purpose

How do you discern God’s purpose for your life? What purpose do you think God is calling you to right now? What is one concrete action that you can commit to this week to pursue God’s purpose for you?

Grow | Reading Your Bible

Based on the amount of time you spend, what is forming you? What is one area where you need to figure out whether your opinion lines up with the Bible? What is one step you can take to start reading your Bible regularly?

Tiny Acts of Faith

This year what is a simple, tiny act of faith you can make? Who is someone that you need to share your faith with? How a spiritual practice your small group can do together this month?

Apathy and Conviction

Has apathy started to grow within yourself? Are there areas of your life or our world, that you feel God is calling you to keep watch and pray? Is there a ministry that your small group can become a prayer team for?

Trusting in God’s Plan

What scares you right now? What do you think is the biggest challenge for the church in navigating these difficult times? How does knowing that God has a plan and purpose help you to have hope?

Serving the Kingdom of God

When your friends describe you, which would they talk about most, your brand of politics or your faith? What is an area of your life where you are more like the culture than the kingdom? What is an area of your life where you are more like the kingdom than the culture?

Practicing Welcome

Where are you tempted to engage in status boosting?  Who models “welcome” to you?  How can you put into practice “welcome” this week?

Love over Legalism

What are your expectations when you come to church? When has legalism gotten in the way of your faith or someone else’s faith? What is one thing you are willing to try to let go of to love someone this week? 

What’s My Purpose?

What is your purpose in life? What do you need to reprioritize in your life to more fully follow Jesus? What one thing can you do to be on mission in your daily life?