Group Discussion Questions:
In the message, following Jesus is described as being an adventure (unusual and exciting experience). Do you agree? Why or why not.
Talk through the bridge diagram that illustrates Romans 6:23.
Reflections for those who haven’t yet crossed the line of faith or aren’t sure:
Where are you right now on the bridge? What do you see ahead? Looking back?
What do you think life will look like once you have crossed?
What are some obstacles to getting there?
What are some steps to take to get there?
Reflection for those who have crossed the line:
What was difficult for you in deciding to accept Jesus?
Think about some of your close friends, loved ones, neighbors, classmates or co-workers. Where do think they are on the bridge?
Could you explain how to begin a relationship with Jesus to a friend?
Action Step Suggestions:
For those who aren’t yet followers of Jesus (or aren’t sure):
Talk with my group leader or friend who is a follower about accepting Jesus.
Get one of the books below and learn more.
Sign up for our Starting Point class starting on Saturday, September 24th at 5:30 pm.
For those who are followers:
Make a list of family and friends who aren’t yet followers and pray for each of them several times this week.
Learn how to explain to someone how to become a follower using the Bridge picture.
Romans 6:23 (see message notes)
Starting Point (bit.ly/sp-fall2016)
Letters from a Skeptic – Greg Boyd
The Case for Faith- Lee Strobel
The Case for Christ – Lee Strobel
More Than a Carpenter –Josh McDowell
The Reason for God –Tim Keller