We pray that whether you are joining us for the first time or you’re a regular that you’ll be blessed this morning. If you’re unsure how to work your way through the service, simply follow the order of service below; you will find a mixture of video, links to worship and a few words, simply follow them all through in order and as every Sunday, we’ll all come out the other end, having read and studied God’s word, sung His praises, come before Him in prayer and been built up by Him as we go into the week ahead.
When you think of grey areas in church life, what do you think of?
From a biblical point of view? What makes something a grey area rather than a clear black and white issue? Here are starters: tattoos, women in ministry, gambling, bible translations. Please add a good number of your own too.
What is important about the day we set aside for worship? i.e. what must we do on that day and what should we not do?
When we think about ourselves or others what is the normal way we make judgements? How should we make a proper evaluation of ourselves?
Does everyone have ‘gifts’? Why is it important that we use the gifts we have?
Discuss the kinds of things we might think of as gifts within the church.
If you don’t have a certain listed gift, does that mean you don’t have to do that thing? For example, giving or encouragement or kindness. Discuss this as a group and decide why.
As well as using our gifts to build each other up, in the sermon we discussed the need to be there for one another; be accountable to one another; look out for one another. Talk each of these through and discuss where as church we might need to ‘up our game’…