Group Questions: In A World Of Hurt

  1. With Thanksgiving approaching, What is your favorite Thanksgiving dish?
  2. In his sermon, Pastor Kent said, “A FLOCK THAT IS RESTLESS, DISCONTENT, ALWAYS AGITATED & DISTURBED CAN’T LIE DOWN.”        
    1. Are there certain parts of life that make you feel this way?
    2. Which of the four uncomfortable feelings do you struggle with the most?
  3. Kent talks about the “Four ways of dealing with guilt.” He says we excuse our guilt by minimizing, compromising, rationalizing and criticizing. What excuse do you tend to use?
  4. Read James 4:1-2.
    1. Do you find it true that the focus of self is the cause of most fights?
    2. What would the church look like if we all took away our selfish desires and lived a life focused on others? How would the church better live out its mission in reaching the world?
  5. How has God helped you move through a hurt in your life?
  6. Self-reflection: Are you part of a broken relationship? What can you do, if anything, to help restore the relationship?