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The Big Catch of Fish


11/16/2014 by Ian Kayser
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[Notes take from the Serendipity Bible for Groups, pg. 1514]

Ice Breaker 

What is your idea of a good camping trip? 

  • Not going 
  • The Hilton  
  • Kayaking down a river with some friends  
  • Hiking through the mountains on my own
  • Other: ________

 

What is your favorite food on a campout? 

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The Doubt of Thomas


11/6/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice  

Question: Who usually gets the last word in your family? 

                            

Talk it over!

Read John 20:24-31

Have everyone in the group summarize the story in their own words. 

    

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Living Sent


10/30/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Warm up!

What’s one of the best gifts you’ve ever received?

 

Things I’ve received for “free”:

  • Help from the government
  • A puppy
  • Double pneumonia
  • In-laws
  • Gum on my shoe
  • Other: __________

  

Talk it over!

Read John 20:19-23

 

Have everyone in the group summarize the passage in one

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The Death of Death


10/26/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice!

 

Question: If you were stranded on an island and you could only have one thing from home, what would you take and why (can’t be a person)?

 

When I get sad I usually:

  • Eat out 
  • Eat in 
  • Go shopping 
  • Watch TV…but I do that when I am happy too.
  • Other: ________

 

Talk it over!

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Full Evidence in an Empty Tomb


10/17/2014 by Vanessa Lengyel
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Ice-breaker!

In 1945 a rooster survived decapitation and lived for 18 months without a head! Onlookers could come and see the “Chicken with it’s head cut off” for 25 cents. (Ripley’s Believe It Or Not)
 
When was the last time that you saw something truly unbelievable?
 
 
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Who Are You


10/12/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Ice Breaker 

Question: When have you been punished for something you didn’t do? How did it make you feel? 

                            

Talk it over!

Even during the pain of the cross, Jesus thought about the needs of his mother. He gave her a spiritual

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Jesus Died. So What?


10/2/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice!

Share a time in your life when you lost something that mattered to you?

                            

Talk it over!

Read John 19:1-16

Jesus accepted false charges so that we might live free from accusation. 

 

Pilate went out again and said to

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One Mission


9/25/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Talk it over!

I glorified you on earth, having accomplished the work that you gave me to do. (John 17:4 ESV)

 

Question: What mission do you think Jesus accomplished? 

  • Turned over all the tables  
  • Healed everyone that was sick  
  • Taught everyone everything they needed to know 
  • Made some disciples that could
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ONE message


9/18/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Warm up!

Ways I’ve demonstrated courage:

  • Weighed myself in public.
  • Gave my car keys to a teenager.
  • Showered with spiders at a state park.
  • Just said “no” to a vinyl siding salesman.
  • Visited Fellowship Church 
  • Other: __________

What’s something challenging you’ve accomplished and were happy with the

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A Walk with Jesus


9/5/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice!

What is one new thing that you would like to do in the next year?

                            

Talk it over!

Read John 18:1-4 

Question: Have everyone in the group summarize the passage in their own words. 

        

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The Prayer of Jesus


8/29/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Talk it over!

The prayer of Jesus reveals the priority of Jesus. 

 

Read John 17 together as a group. 

What does Jesus pray for? Is there anything in His prayer that is surprising? 

                            

Jesus

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GoodCompany


8/24/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice!

What kind of music do you like to listen to?

                            

Talk it over!

Read John 15:18-27 together as a group. Have everyone summarize the passage in 1 or 2 sentences. 

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Vine Ripened Fruit


8/17/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Warm up!

If you could rub a magic lamp and change something today, what would it be?

                            

For most of my life, prayer for me was:

  • In the same category as luck and wishes
  • Only for those who were intellectually
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Truth for the Troubled Heart


8/9/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice!

 

Question: If you were stranded on an island and you could only have one thing from home, what would you take and why 

(can’t be a person)?

 

When I get sad I usually:

  • Eat out 
  • Eat in 
  • Go shopping 
  • Watch TV…but I do that when I am happy too.
  • Other: ________

 

Talk it

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Serving: The Pathway to Influence


8/3/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Warm up!

What one or two character qualities are most important to you in a leader?

                            

Talk it over!

Spiritual leadership is more about how a leader leads than the results a leader gets.

 

Question: Why

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