Posts from May 2015

It Doesn’t Matter What You Do?

If you missed Vertical last night, here is what we watched: If you want, you can read and discuss these questions: Why do you think our actions matter? What do you think of the saying, “It doesn’t matter what you do as long as you’re not hurting anyone?” Romans 6:1-2 says, “Well then, should we keep on sinning so that God can…

How to Handle Temptation

Even though you knew this day would come you can’t avoid the situation. You’re in the middle of it. The temptation is overwhelming. And now your desires are so strong you want to give in. You ask yourself, “What do I do now?” What are your options? Do you have any? Are you destined to be defeated by your temptations or is…

God Won’t Give You More Than You Can Handle

If you missed Vertical last night, here is what we watched: Feel free to read along with others and discuss these questions: Read 2 Corinthians 12:5-10 We often hear “God won’t give you more than you can handle” but contrary to popular belief God wants us in our weakness, not our strengths. How does our culture ’s perspective of strengths and weakness…

God Wants More For You Than Happiness

Faith in Christ provides for us a sense of joy that can pull us through any situation. Growing up, we are always told to do whatever it takes to be happy. This comes from family, friends, and teachers. Even the government is all about The American Dream and the Pursuit of Happiness. But what happens when things don’t go as planned? It can…

Does God Just Want Me To Be Happy?

Here is what we talked about: [God] cares about us so much, that He’s willing to call us to something greater than temporary happiness. And here are some good discussion questions for you to walk through with someone else: What makes you happy? Does that happiness last? Explain. God doesn’t want us to pursue happiness; He wants us to pursue Him. Psalm…