Life Is Better Connected – Part 2

Casey Graves | September 17, 2017


Conversation Starters

Go deeper with the weekly teaching and use these conversation starters with your Life Group, family, friends, or roommates.

  1. The Christian life is a WE thing, not a ME thing. But we experience the benefits of relationships and team in other areas in our life as well. Share about a time this week where you experienced the benefits of being connected with others?
  2. Isolation is our silent enemy. How have you experienced the consequences of isolation? Do you tend to live, act, and think as an isolated individual or as part of a team? Explain your answers, using examples from your life.
  3. Read Hebrews 10:24-25. The Author of Hebrews tells us to “spur one another on” which means to irritate or provoke in order to change. Parents, teachers, coaches, and bosses are known for this kind of leadership. How have you experienced spurring one another on in your friendships? Does this make you uncomfortable or do you welcome this type of friendship?
  4. It’s been said that we are the average of the 5 people we spend the most time with. Without using names, are there any people in your life that you need to spend less time with and why? Who are some people you want to spend more time with and why? Brainstorm some ways you connect with these people in a more meaningful way.
  5. How are you doing as a friend? Give yourself a letter grade for each of the questions below, and explain why you rated yourself that way.
    • Are you following Jesus well? Are you growing in His ways?
    • Do you do the right thing, even when it’s difficult?
    • Do you make the people around you better?
    • Do you stay close when times are tough for your friends?
  6. Based on this series, what is one thing the Holy Spirit is wanting you to change? How can you partner with God to grow in your intentional relational investments?