06.18.17 Small Group Discussion

My Awkward Family - The Dad You Wish You

Main Point: Presence is more important than Perfection.

  • What’s one idea from the message that stood out to you? Why do you think it grabbed you?
  • Who is your favorite TV/book/movie dad? Why?
  • What is/was your father like? What, if any, impact has he had on your life?
  • Where does showing up and being present rank in importance with your family? Why?
  • When was a time in your life that a father figure’s presence was more important than him being perfect?

Read: 1 Thessalonians 2:11-12.

  • What is the value to you of being treated as an individual?
  • How can a father properly encourage his kids?
  • What does a father’s comfort look like?
  • How can a father urge his children to live lives worthy of God?
  • What keeps us from being present in our families’ lives? How can we be more focused on being present?
  • What is the value of being present?

Prayer: Pray for the fathers of the congregation to be examples of Christ’s love and support.

Posted on June 16, 2017 .