Sermons on Following Jesus

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?

Being Grounded

In response to everything you have heard about the Jesus Way, what do you need to do? What do you believe that you haven’t really acted on yet? What in your life that shows that you are putting Jesus’ words into practice?

The Real Deal

What type of fruit are you producing? Would the people you know say that you’re the real deal? What is one step you can take this week to follow Jesus more authentically?

The Narrow way

What’s an area in your life where you realize you are just going with the flow? What’s an area in your life where you realize that you are consciously choosing to do what Jesus says? What’s the hardest thing for you about following Jesus?

Do To Others

How would you characterize the state of your relationship with God? What others do you need to do to differently this week? How might God be calling you into partnership with him?


How has judgment come up in your own life? Is it something received or given? How can you be full of care for someone different than you? What is one thing your small group can do to create a more welcoming and warm environment at Harbor Covenant Church?


What worries do you struggle with the most? What feared loss is at the root of that worry? How can you be in the present with your heavenly father that cares for you?
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