Would you rather get 2 teeth pulled or speak in front of 2,000 people?
Would you rather join your favorite singer on stage for a song, or spend an hour with your favorite author in private conversation?
What do these preferences say about your personality or history?
Talk about a time when you felt really inadequate. What was the situation? How did you deal with it? How did it turn out?
Talk about the following with someone who can point you back to Jesus and his love for you.
-If you had a clear invitation to join Jesus in his kingdom work, would you more likely avoid the situation or try to take charge of the situation? Do you have a story from the last week that fits?
-What does dependence on Jesus look like in your daily life? What do you want it to look like? What kind of support would you need to bridge that gap?
-The bronze snake on a pole in the wilderness is one image for the forgiveness we receive because of the cross of Jesus. What images of forgiveness are most powerful for you?