The Good Beyond Your Comfort Zone

Comfort zones are…comfortable. That’s about the only good thing about them. If we want to grow we have to be willing to get pushed out of what’s comfortable. It’s hard, it’s difficult, but it’s GOOD. And with the right help, we can break out of our cozy, comfort zones and experience good things God has for us.

Process, journal or discuss the themes of this article - here's a few questions to get the ball rolling...

Welcome to the Chaser—a few questions after the weekend service to start conversations. If this is your first time in a group, or your group has new members, take a few minutes and introduce yourself. Two truths and a lie is always a good place to start.

  1. Heads up: This is the last Chaser until October 20. The Journey starts next week and it’s all about Play & Purpose. So, question 1. Are you doing the Journey? (hint: the answer is “yes.”)

  2. This week, we talked about growth beyond our comfort zones. Take a few moments and think of a time your grew by going beyond your comfort zone. It could be investing in a relationship, taking on a new project at work, accepting a leadership position, whatever.

    Think of a good one, we’ll be digging into that example.

    When you’re ready, share it with the group. What happened? How did you grow?

  3. To go to new places we need vision. Think back. In your story what was the vision that pushed you to keep going? Did it come from you, or from someone else?

  4. To go to new places we need vigor. Read this part of a letter Paul wrote to a church in Ephesus. What stands out to you? In your story where did you get your strength to keep going?

  5. To go to new places we need velocity - Here’s a section from another letter to read out loud. What sticks out to you? Does any of this relate to your story?

    Be sure to pray for each other before you end the group. See you in October!

Challenge

Download or update the crossroads app, and get to service next week. That’s it. The Journey is starting and you won’t want to miss it.

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Sep 7, 2019

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