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Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 10:1-39

Today: How do I get out of God’s way?

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. What am I committed to? Does my life reflect those commitments?
  2. How does “giving” reflect a commitment to God and grow our faith?
  3. How does “rest/Sabbath” reflect a commitment to God and grow our faith?
  4. Why is trusting God vital? How does trust grow? What proves trust?
  5. Am I “all in?” Where is God wanting me to grow in my commitment?

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 9:1-37

Today: How do we get out of God’s Way?

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. Describe an unhealthy relationship in your life. Why is it unhealthy?
  2. Why is it important to acknowledge the unhealthy characteristics?
  3. What does God expect in our relationship with Him? Do we fail?
  4. How does God respond when we mess up? Are we afraid to go to Him?
  5. How can I practice a more honest faith? Where can I share my struggles?

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 7:5-8:1-18

Today: What are we really re-building?

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. What does spiritual community mean to me? Is it important to faith?
  2. Do I consider myself more of a contributor or consumer of community?
  3. How does knowing who is in our community help make it stronger?
  4. Do spiritual communities need financial support? Why or why not?
  5. How should the Word of God feed and shape a spiritual community?

Homes Not Their Own

Guest Speaker: Wayne Tesch, Founder, Royal Family Kids

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. Do I relate to Wayne’s message? What touched my heart the most?
  2. What is Royal Family Kids Camp? Who are the kids that get invited?
  3. Why does ministry to kids without parents matter so much to God?
  4. How can the church help hurting kids who are struggling to belong?
  5. How can I help my church family become a family for hurting kids?

Guest Speaker: Jim Gutel, Missionary

Text: Mark 9:20-24

Today: Father’s Day

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. Who has been a “father” to me that I can honor for their influence?
  2. What makes my dad feel honored? How will I honor his/memory today?
  3. How did I relate to Jim’s story? Can sharing my story inspire someone?
  4. What are ways I can develop my relationship with God as my Father?
  5. What are ways I can serve my family, my community, and my church?

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 6 & 7

Today: What keeps me rebuilding?

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. Have I ever quit/wanted to quit something I knew I needed to finish?
  2. What were the biggest factors in my decision? How did it turn out?
  3. How does Nehemiah display grit? How does God pour out grace?
  4. What am I considering giving up today that I might regret tomorrow?
  5. Do I need more grit or grace? How do I see my re/build turning out?

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 4 & 5

Today: What stops me from rebuilding?

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. Who are some leaders I admire? Why? What traits do they possess?
  2. Why does obeying God potentially include opposition and conflict?
  3. In what ways does Jesus show us how to be engaged and generous?
  4. Where in my life is God asking me to get more involved and to serve?
  5. Where in my church is God asking me to serve? What holds me back?

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 3:1-32

Today: 

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. Have I ever been on a team? What was my role on the team?
  2. How important is unity on a team for their likelihood of success?
  3. How can diversity be both a positive and negative thing in a group?
  4. What holds me back from investing myself in the teams I belong to?
  5. Where is God calling me to “rebuild the walls” in my church?

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 2:1-20

Today: What needs to be rebuilt in my life?

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. Do I believe God has a “plan” for individual people? Why/why not?
  2. Where have I seen “God’s timing” play out in my life? Why is it critical?
  3. How does God provide, protect, and prosper Nehemiah to fulfill His plan?
  4. Where has God provided, protected, and prospered me to fulfill His plan?
  5. Where is God currently rebuilding my courage to believe for His plans?

Mother’s Day Message

Guest speaker, Tara Hansen

TALK ABOUT IT: Questions to grow through with family, friends, and myself.

  1. What have I allowed to become distractions to hearing the voice of God?
  2. How can I better “incline my ear,” to the voice of God?
  3. What specific things has the Lord spoken to me about that I have ignored?
  4. What areas in my life am I following a stranger instead of the Savior?
  5. Holy Spirit, help me hear, listen and follow Jesus, the Good Shepherd.