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Killer Craves


7/17/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice!

What is your favorite TV show right now? 

                            

I would like to spend my last years:

  • In a retirement community
  • Seeing the country in my motor home
  • Playing golf
  • With my children 
  • Other:
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The Church is the Hope of the World


7/13/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Ice Breaker 

Have everyone share about the first dance they went to when they were growing up? 


Discussion

Read 2 Corinthians 5:17-20  “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!  All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us

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Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death


7/6/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Warm up!

What’s something you remember breaking as a child? What were the consequences?

or

When has something bad worked out for good?

 

Jump in!

The most broken thing I know:

  • Road kill on life support
  • Parents of teenagers
  • My checking account
  • My internet connection
  • A skooter on concrete blocks
  • My will power when I see
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The Preservation of God's Sheep


6/26/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Ice Breaker

When you were growing up, who was the obedient child? Who was the wild one? How did these two types get along?                      

On being a handyman...

  • I am real handy at calling in the experts 
  • I like to rip things apart  
  • If its broken, then it needs to
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Spiritual Leaders That Influence the World


6/19/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Warm up!

One person who’s had a very positive impact on my life is…

My approach to leadership is something like:

  • Speak loudly and carry a big brick.
  • But we’ve always done it this way!
  • I get the job done, but leave a lot of debris in my wake.
  • The buck stops here.
  • What buck?
  • When I want your opinion, I’ll give it to
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Encouraging Encouragement


6/13/2014 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.
  • Other: __________

 

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

     

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20/20 Blindness


6/5/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice

Question: Who is someone you admire because they have overcome a disability?                       

Question: What is the worst think about going to the dentist?                           

Talk

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The Miracle Ain't the Meal


5/15/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Warm up!

What’s an early memory of getting what you wanted, but not wanting what you got?

Something I really, really, really want (really!):

  • Just a little bit more.
  • Someone to peel my grapes and tell me how fantastic I am.
  • I only want everything done when I want it, how I want it.
  • My fantastic physique back.
  • Everyone to be wonderful&
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1 Samuel 1: The Birth and Dedication of Samuel


5/8/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Ice Breaker Question

Question: Who picked on you the most when you were growing up? 

                            

Talk it over!

Read 1 Samuel as a group 

Question: In your opinion, what was the worst thing Hannah had to cope with?

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The REST of the Story


5/2/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice

Question: When you get sick, what are you like?

  • Oscar the grouch 
  • Superman  
  • Rip Van Winkle  
  • Michael Jordan 
  • Other: ________

 

Talk it over!

Read John 5:1-15 as a group 

 

Have everyone in the group summarize the passage in two sentences. 

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Sign Language


4/27/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice! 

What was the most serious illness or injury you ever had as a child? 

                            

Talk it over!

Read John 4:46-54 together as a group. 

 

Have everyone in the group summarize the passage

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Renewed Image


4/20/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Warm up!

What tough decision can you look back and feel good about?                         

Key factors in my decision-making: 

  • How much are the payments?
  • Will I go to jail?
  • How many grams of fat?
  • Will it bark, cry or keep me up at night?
  • Do they take Visa, MasterCard
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Water Cooler Talk


4/13/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice! 

What is one thing you can really count on right now?

Some foundations I’ve tried:

  • Avon, Mary Kay & L’Oreal
  • Robert’s Rules of Order
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Miss Manners
  • Brains and pains
  • Other: __________

Talk it over!

We have a problem: Everyone lives life with a thirst. 

 

A woman from

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Pure Joy


4/7/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Warm up!

What’s an early memory of getting what you wanted, but not wanting what you got?

Something I really, really, really want (really!):

  • Just a little bit more.
  • Someone to peel my grapes and tell me how fantastic I am.
  • Everything when I want it, how I want it.
  • My fantastic physique back.
  • Win the bingo tournament…ah
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Second Chances


3/27/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice!! 

Where were you born?                             

What stories have you heard about the day you were born? 

Talk it over!

Read John 3:1-21 together as a group 

Question: Have everyone in the group summarize the passage in 2 sentences

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