Equipping you for intentional gospel conversations with your teen
Parents, we hope our Newsletters are a helpful tool to disciple your teen. We are united to help you guide your student to live out their faith in Christ personally and publicly. Together, we represent a community of believers pointing students toward God in every circumstance. We are praying for you!
We are starting a series exploring frequently asked questions asked by students through a Biblical worldview. The points and discussion questions below are intended to help you engage in Biblical conversations with your student(s) about what they are learning on Wednesday nights.
2 Timothy 3:16-17
God’s word can be trusted because of its
- Consistent story
- Reliable manuscripts
- Historical accuracy
- Fulfilled prophecy
- Eyewitness testimony
- Do you find it difficult to trust the Bible? Why or why not?
- Why does it matter whether the Bible is trustworthy or not?
- What is one reason discussed tonight that is the most impactful for you?
- If the Bible can be trusted, how should we live in response to that truth?
John 1:1-5, Romans 3:9b-12, John 14:6
- Salvation is only available through faith in Jesus Christ
- Who is Jesus to you?
- What are some things Jesus said or did that surprised you?
- Why do you think it’s important to know what Jesus said about himself and did to back it up?
- Is Jesus the only way to heaven?
- Why is our faith worthless if Jesus didn’t rise from the dead?
- What are some things that happen to us because of Jesus’ resurrection?
- How should the truth of Jesus’ resurrection change the way we live our lives?
Since Jesus rose from the dead, everything else he said is true, too. The disciples thought this was so important that they dedicated their lives to telling others about Jesus. What are some ways we can spread the truths of what Jesus said and did?
1 Corinthians 6:9-20
- Myth #1 Your sexual desires are your core identity Truth #1 We build our identity on Christ, not your sexual desires
- Myth #2 Personal happiness is found in unrestricted sexual expression Truth #2 The Bible is pro-sex inside of boundaries that create blessing and flourishing
- Myth #3 Defeating sexual sin is hopeless Truth #3 God will always provide a way out of temptation
Why can it be hard to follow what the Bible says about sexuality in today's culture?
How does the statement "your identity determines your activity" relate to what you heard during the sermon?
How do we build our identity on Christ and not our desires?
How can we find hope in fighting the battle around sexual sin?
- Jesus is the ruler over all nations and kingdoms
- No man-made political party fully represents Jesus or the values of the kingdom of God
- While engaging with others during political seasons, have respect, avoid divisive language, seek truth and discernment, pray for wisdom, and be peacemakers.
Die Daily. Live Forever.
- Live in the grace and love of God.
- Live out the grace and love of God.