Jesus: Son of God // Suffering Servant

Devotion: COMMUNION

Jesus: Suffering Serving part three COMMUNION Small group devotion The purpose of this small group discussion is to get your group discussing what communion is, and why it is central to the life of the Church. Opening discussion: What has been your experience of Communion? Is it important to you? Why or why not? Look at the painting below by… Read more →

Devotion: SERVING

Jesus: Suffering Servant part two SERVING Small group devotion The purpose of this small group discussion is to encourage your group to think about how they are currently serving and how they might serve in new ways.   Opening discussion: Brainstorm together examples of leaders in our society today. Try and get some good and bad examples. What makes someone… Read more →

Devotion: MOUNTAIN-TOP MOMENTS

Jesus: Suffering Servant part one MOUNTAIN-TOP MOMENTS Small group devotion The purpose of this devotion is to share together our “mountain-top” experiences and discuss what role they have in our faith journey. It’s also a chance to talk about the “valleys” and the “plains” of life and what we do in these moments. Opening question: Share a mountain-top faith experience… Read more →

Devotion: QUEST FOR THE HISTORICAL JESUS

Jesus: Son of God part four QUEST FOR THE HISTORICAL JESUS Small group devotion The purpose of this discussion is get your group grappling with what they find hard to believe in the gospels. Can we pick and choose what we want to believe? How do we read scripture? Opening discussion: Today we’re looking at a story involving demon exorcism.… Read more →

Devotion: SEEING THEIR FAITH

Jesus: Son of God series part three SEEING THEIR FAITH Small group devotion The purpose of this discussion is to encourage your group to consider the power of vicarious faith, particularly in the hard times of our lives.   Opening discussion: Share with one another a personal mentor in the faith. Maybe it’s your mum or dad, maybe it’s a… Read more →

Devotion: DISCIPLESHIP

Jesus: Son of God series part two DISCIPLESHIP Small group devotion The purpose of this discussion is to explore what discipleship involves and to challenge your group to “step out” of the boat and follow. Opening question: On a piece of newsprint, write two words: “Disciple” and “Discipline”. What positive/negative connotations do each of these words have? What are the… Read more →

Devotion: MIRACLES

Jesus: Son of God series part one MIRACLES Small group devotion The purpose of this small group devotion is to open a discussion on miracles. What are they? Should we expect miracles today? Opening question: Have you ever witnessed a miracle? If not, have you heard of someone else who has? Spend some time sharing stories. Watch the “Living vlog”… Read more →