Posts by Brian Douglas

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks for this week’s questions, Nathan! 1. What did Brad say has been the theme of Hebrews thus far? 2. When you read vs 26, what do you think it is speaking of? What did Brad argue it is speaking of? 3. Brad has repeatedly spoke of the early Christian’s propensity to go back to…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks for this week’s questions, Jesse! 1. How would you define a spiritual friendship? Brad defined a spiritual friendship as a deep oneness that develops as two people journey together toward the same destination, helping one another through the dangers and challenges along the way. 2. 81% of Christians believe you can be spiritually healthy without going…

RFKC Male Counselors Needed

Calling all Men of All Saints! Royal Family Kids needs more male volunteers (at least 18 years of age)  to be counselors at camp this summer. We are about 4 short on male counselors this year.  Is God calling you to get involved? The mission trip does not cost you anything financially other than your time at…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks for these questions, Matt Henderson! David Foster Wallace stated the each of us think that we are the center of the universe, “what could be better than me?” This contrasts to a series of comparisons the author of Hebrews made showing Jesus as better than everything else. Do you struggle with putting yourself and…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks for these, Nathan Branahl! 1. Shelton talked about the sorrow of unmet expectations, yet also the joy of surpassed expectations. What can we learn from times when we feel God hasn’t met our expectations? What about when he’s surpassed them? 2. What are/were your plans for Holy Week? What did you make of Brad’s…

Sermon Discussion Question

What is it about mysterious characters that draws us in? Why do we feel compelled to know more about them? Why is it significant that the author had to summarize, translate, and explain the story of Melchizedek for his readers? How is that like our experience with Hebrews? How does it change the way you…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks to Jesse for these questions! 1.  How is “anchors a********” spelled?  What significance did this have in the sermon? 2.  What were some of the “anchors” Brad listed, and what items would you add to that list? 3.  Have you struggled with witnessing/talking to people who only accept science as universal truth?  What are…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thank you for this week’s questions, Matt Henderson! Brad talked about Christians trampling the fumie in the movie Silence, thereby rejecting Christ. What are ways that we are tempted to deny/reject Christ in our lives today? What were the three interpretations of the passage Brad gave as it related to what was meant by re-crucifying Christ?…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thank you, Nathan Branahl, for this week’s questions! 1. If the wages of sin is death, why does Satan’s bait and hook look so appealing? What did Brad say always disguises Satan’s hooks? 2. What are your instincts towards God after you are on the hook? 3. What is the difference between sympathy and empathy?…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks to Rachelle & Nathan for this week’s questions! Brad talked about drugs of choice when it comes to coping with our restlessness. Other than Christ, what/who do you turn to when searching for rest in times of restlessness and stress? What were four different “rests” that Brad talked about? How can we strive to…