Identfiying where we need help making a change.
Challenge a friend to become open to growth. Have this conversation with a friend you trust.
Discuss the questions below:
Where do you feel stuck or dissatisfied?
Round 1 - Barriers to Openness
Seeking Friend - How open are you to allowing God to help you get unstuck, and why?
Christian Friend - How have you experienced God’s help with getting unstuck?
Round 2 - Becoming Open
Seeking Friend - How open are you to praying to see how God might help you?
Christian Friend - Offer to pray with the friend who is trying these steps with you.
Round 3 - Debrief
1. How was the experience of prayer? (If you got to pray together)
2. What surprised you about the other person's answers?
Go through this 15 minute bible study of Jesus inviting others to trust him, and take a step for yourself in response.
The Great Banquet
In Luke 14, Jesus tells a story of a banquet whose guests do not want to come. Instead, he fills the party with some unexpected guests.
After studying this passage with your friend, spend some time praying:
What need would you like God to meet?
The journey's not over - when will you get together and explore the next step on the journey to faith?