Sermon Questions for Reflection


How is this story relevant in my daily life?


What questions does this story make you ask? Where do you find the story challenging, confusing, frustrating, or just plain weird?


Where do you see yourself in this story? Choose a word, phrase, thought, character, or situation that speaks to your life.


How will you live your life differently this week because you know this story? How will it change the way you think, feel, or act?


Brainstorm people from the Bible that were treated as outcasts and strangers. How did they react in their situation? How did God support them?


Reflect on an experience where you have felt out of place. How did/could have other people helped to make you feel more welcome?


How can you, in your own life, live into the fullness of the gospel through welcome and hospitality?