Blog Archives: August 2015

8/30/2015 Sermon Discussion Questions

August 31, 2015
If you haven’t yet had an opportunity to read the Series Overview Article, then you can do so here. It is our hope that this article could be used as a springboard to further study and discussion for parishes and community groups.   Per usual, each week the preaching pastor will provide some supplemental questions from the sermon.   Series: Reconciled: The Cross of Christ Sermon Title: Reconciled to God (Adoption) Texts: 2 Corinthians 5:17-21; Galatians 4:1-7   Pray. Ask God to open your minds and hearts to take in love and ...

8/23/2015 Sermon Discussion Questions

August 24, 2015
If you haven’t yet had an opportunity to read the Series Overview Article, then you can do so here. It is our hope that this article could be used as a springboard to further study and discussion for parishes and community groups. Per usual, each week the preaching pastor will provide some supplemental questions from the sermon. This week: Series: Reconciled: The Cross of Christ Sermon Title: Reconciled to God (Justification) Texts: 2 Corinthians 5:17-21; Romans 5:1-11 Pray. Ask God to open your minds and hearts to take in love and ...

8/16/12015 Sermon Discussion Questions

August 16, 2015
Sunday 8/16/2015 Scripture Romans 16:1-16 Series: Friendships Run Deep Preacher: Patrick Vaughn Romans 16 is not just a list of names. It is a list of friendships and relatoinships that make up the church in Rome. Take a moment to reflect on the peole at Christ Church. Then complete this sentence. “I thank my God for all my remembrance of you . . . .” and write a name. You choose the name, you remember the name, write another name and another name.   The theme in the sermon was: Jesus our friend gathers his church a community of ...

8/9/2015 Sermon Discussion Questions

August 09, 2015
Read John 11:1-45. Pray. Ask God for insight as you explore the text. Read it again. What strikes you about the Story? Plot? Characters? Dialogue? How is God a friend in your heartache? 1. Discuss the impact of the conjunction ('so' or 'therefore') in verse 6. How is the delay of God inextricably linked to the love of God? This is a very difficult cconcept with which to contend—discuss heartache in your own life. How Has God felt present? Absent? Has God’s seeming delay ever felt like love? 2. God is a friend in our heartache by sharing ...