The Gist

This month, we’ll be challenged to let go of passive faith and to take a step to become the hands and feet of Jesus.

The Point

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The Bible

Matthew 3:2; Luke 4:43; Matthew 6:9

The Conversation

  • [Go around the group and have everyone say their name, where they go to school, and whether they prefer Marvel or DC.]

  • In what ways are you sometimes (or always) a slacktivist?

  • Is there ever a benefit to slacktivism? If so, what is it? If not, why not?

  • What would change if you believed following Jesus wasn’t just about getting into heaven but bringing heaven to earth?

  • [Re-read Matthew 6:9–10.] What do you think it looks like for God’s Kingdom to come to earth?

  • What are some ways you’ve seen people bring a little bit of heaven to earth?

  • What is one thing you can do this week to become the kind of person who can bring heaven to earth? How will you do that?