Category Archives: Small group bible studies

Bible Study: Jesus is God’s Remedy for Our Guilt


Big Idea: Jesus is the only one who takes all of our sin, guilt and shame away from us Read: John 1:29-34 Ice-breaker question: If you can think of a situation, please describe an event that happened over which someone … Continue reading

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The Pastor by Eugene Peterson – Discussion Questions – Chapters 1-8


 On p. 2 in the Introduction, Eugene Peterson writes, “This book is the story of my formation as a pastor and how the vocation of pastor formed me.”  What are some key moments or influences in the story of your … Continue reading

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The Pastor by Eugene Peterson – Discussion Questions – Chapters 9 – 16


Peterson writes, “Thanks to Sven, I was being prepared to understand a congregation as a gathering of people that requires a context as large as the Bible itself if we are to deal with the ambiguities of life in the … Continue reading

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The Pastor by Eugene Peterson – Discussion Questions – Chapters 17 – 21


On page 137, Eugene Peterson writes, “And my work is not to fix people.  It is to lead people in the worship of God and to lead them in living a holy life.”  How is leading people in the worship … Continue reading

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The Pastor by Eugene Peterson – Discussion Questions – Chapter 22 to “Letter to a Young Pastor”


Eugene Peterson writes, “As a kind a malaise seemed to spread through the congregation, I could also feel the adrenaline drain out of my blood stream…. I had no way of knowing it at the time, but I was entering into … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller – Chp 1 – The Secret of Marriage


Opening Prayer Ice Breaker Small Group Guidelines Resting in the Text:  Ephesians 5:18-33 (p. 19 of The Meaning of Marriage) Discussion Questions: When you were (or since you are) single, what were your expectations of marriage? On pages 22-23, author … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller – Chp 2 – The Power for Marriage


Opening Prayer Ice Breaker Resting in the Text:  Ephesians 5:18-33 (p. 19 of The Meaning of Marriage) Discussion Questions: How does being filled with the Spirit, that is, knowing that you are  unconditionally loved by Jesus, help a person to … Continue reading

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