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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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Cleaning House


3/21/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice!! 

What room or area of your house is the cleanest? Dirtiest?                           

Talk it over!

Read John 2:12-15

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

          

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Shame to Honor: The New Wine


3/16/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Talk it over!

Read John 2:1-12

Have each person in the group summarize the story in 3 sentences. 

                            

Jesus takes what is shamed and he gives it honor. 

  1. Everyone has an embarrassment. 

On the

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The Invitation


3/9/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice 

Question: When you get good news, who is the first person you want to share it with? Why?                            

As a child, what would it take for you to believe something your sibling told you? 

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REFUEL Contingency Plan


2/28/2014 by Chris Ballard
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Attention All Refuel Participants, Leaders, and Host Homes:
 
We are receiving many questions regarding Refuel Weekend because of the impending winter storm. REFUEL WILL STILL START AS PLANNED THIS EVENING at 7pm.
 
However, we are keeping a close eye on the weather. IF the storm materializes as the forecasts suggest, here is the contingency ...

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Witness Like John not Lebron


2/21/2014 by Vanessa Lengyel
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 Ice-breaker!

Have you ever witnessed a newsworthy or significant event in your life? If so, what was it?

 

What kind of event would you like to witness in your lifetime?

  • Something miraculous like a balanced national budget
  • An exercise class that uses lazyboys instead of mats
  • Clothing trend that looks just as good on me, as it does my 20 year
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Believing Truth - Experiencing Life


2/14/2014 by Vanessa Lengyel
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Ice-breaker! 
What is your full name?  If you have a nickname, what is it and where did it come from?
 
 
 
How far back can you remember? How old were you at this first memory?

  • Before age 2, yes I have the memory of an elephant
  • 3-4 years toddler age, my parents left their mark
  • I was pretty unaware until elementary
  • Honestly, I&rsquo
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Covenant


2/9/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice!

What’s the smartest commitment you’ve ever made?

                            

Some of my past commitments:

  • No more overnights where they hang the beds on the walls.
  • 90 meetings in 90 days.
  • No more Christmas shopping at the 7-11.
  • Stop swearing. I did. I
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What is our DNA?


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

My first impression of Fellowship:

  • No cappuccino?!
  • I’m overdressed.
  • This preacher’s been reading my mail.
  • My kids like it…must be something wrong!
  • Other: _________

 

What’s the best, worst, or craziest thing that’s ever happened to you in a church?               &

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What is the Gospel


1/26/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Warm up!

What gives you a sense of purpose or fulfillment?

                            

My thoughts on God having a purpose for my life:

  • Is that why I’m in this mess?
  • I’ve always favored a bottom-up management style.
  • But I don’t have time for purpose!
  • I’d
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What is the Church


1/20/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice! 

Question: If you could only listen to one music album for the rest of your life, what would it be and why? 

_________________________________________

Talk it over!

The Church is a people God has made. 

 

God promises to bless the world through his covenant people. 

I will bless those who bless you, and him who

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Vision 2014 - The Next Chapter


1/10/2014 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice!

What is your favorite board game?

Question: Why did you start coming to Fellowship?

  • I liked the coffee. 
  • I thought the music was going to be nice. 
  • My wife made me. 
  • I don’t know.
  • I was out cow-tipping one night and saw the church next to the farm I was running around in.  
  • Other: ________

Talk it over!

Read Acts 2

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Live Like a Warrior


12/5/2013 by Ian Kayser
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Break the Ice!

The best boss I ever had was…

Talk it over!

Read James 5: 7-20

We are fighting to patiently endure hardships. 

Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the early and the late rains. You also, be patient

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