The Nature of the Mission
Community Group Questions:
In your experiences with broken relationships, both within the family of God and outside, what caused the most difficulty in pursuing reconciliation? Why is that?
With whom is the Spirit prompting you to re-engage and pursue peace?
Engage the Text:
What is it about both Lydia’s and the Philippian jailer’s actions following their conversions that is most challenging (see v.v. 16 and 33-34)?
Engage Your Neighbor:
What are some ways where you might need to “circumcise” yourself for the sake of the mission of God, that you might “become all things to all people for the sake of the Gospel”?
Engage Your Family:
Talk with your children about holding grudges. Explain to them the danger in unforgiveness.
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