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…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks to Rachelle for this week’s questions! What were the consequences when people of the Old Testament neglected the Torah? What are the consequences of neglecting the Gospel? In talking about verses 5 – 8 as well as Psalm 8, Brad asked us “When you look at another human being, do you see a cathedral?” Do you? How can…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thank you for these questions, Nathan Branahl! 1. If a non-Christian asks you,”how can you see Jesus?”, what would be your response? 2. Are there benefits in not being able to see Jesus in the flesh? 3. Brad talked about the challenges of persecution faced by Jewish and Muslim converts to Christianity. Have you ever…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks for this week’s questions, Matt Henderson! 1)      Do you tend to consider anger a good or bad emotion? Why? 2)      What were some examples of incidents that made Jesus angry (either Brad’s examples or others you can think of)? 3)      Can you think of other examples of either righteous or unrighteous anger from other…

Sermon Discussion Questions

From this past Sunday’s sermon on Ephesians 4.17-24: What makes “follow your heart” seem like good advice? How does it fall short? How does the Apostle Paul describe the old self? The new self? Where do you see yourself on that spectrum? What makes us so prone to thinking others need to change? Prone to…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thank you, Jesse Baggenstos, for this week’s questions! What is the significance of the two movie references?  Is sound of music better than Ben Hur? What is meant in the passage when it says that Christ descended into hell? What were the two images Brad used to describe Christ’s hurch? What are some other images…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks for these questions, Nathan! 1. Early in the sermon Brad talked a lot about how we feel in regards to our spiritual lives. Why are guilt/shame and pride such powerful emotions and what do you say to someone who struggles with these feelings? 2. What do you look for when you corporately evaluate a…

All Services Cancelled 1/8/2017

We are cancelling all services tomorrow due to the National Weather Service advisories, the City of Boise’s declaration of a state of emergency, and the obvious weather conditions. Please stay safe! If you have needs during the next few days, our deacons have some resources ready to help. Contact Pastor Brian for more info: click…

Are you retired?

Consider the PCA’s “SecondCareer” Ministry, as described in a recent email from our denomination: On Site Volunteers Needed to Serve PCA Church Plants Mission to North America’s SecondCareer Ministry is seeking adult volunteers of all ages to serve on site at PCA church plants throughout the country.  The variety of skills needed may include mentoring, leading…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks to Jordan Douglas for this week’s questions! 1. What characterizes Paul’s prayer in this passage? How should we model our prayers after this one? 2. Verse 15 describes a change in family status. What difference does this make to you? 3. Tell of a time you have understood God’s power, wisdom, or love at…