Going Deeper… (John 7:1-13)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 7:1-13), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [3-5] How is the suggestion made by Jesus’ brothers evidence of their lack of faith in him? Are they trying to learn from and follow Jesus, or do they impose their own agenda… Read more »

Going Deeper… (Job 42)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (Job 42), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… Job had a lot of implicitly accusatory questions for God about the perceived unfairness of his sufferings (chs. 3-31). “Yahweh answered Job” (38:1) in an extended dialogue (chs. 38-41) which clearly has… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 6:60-71)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 6:60-71), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… Jesus’ own disciples are portrayed as people prone to unbelief, confusion, grumbling, fickleness, abandonment, even betrayal. Why do the Gospels so frequently record traits like these among Christ’s followers, even among his inner circle… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 6:35-59)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 6:35-59), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [39-40, 44, 54] Jesus repeatedly assures us of God’s good intention with his promise to raise us up on the last day if we come to him. What is “the last day” that… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 6:22-35)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 6:22-35), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [26] The crowd sought Jesus in order to fill their physical hunger. It’s pretty bold, going to God to give us things that we want more than him. What are some things that you personally… Read more »

Going Deeper… (Hebrews 1:1-4)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (Hebrews 1:1-4), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [1-2] Why has God spoken? To whom has God spoken? (Think of specific examples if you can, like Sunday’s Old Testament reading from Numbers 12:1-9…) How would you summarize the overall content of his “speech,” his… Read more »

Men’s Breakfast: “He Is Seated…”

Join us at the men’s retreat in Lincoln City this Sat., Mar. 18, for our monthly men’s breakfast as we discuss a portion of the Apostles’ Creed. Click here to read some thoughts to kickstart our conversation. Hope to see you there!