LifeGroup Questions: Applying the Teaching to Our Life

1. How much construction experience do you have? Indicate which phrase best describes you:
a. I stacked blocks or built lego projects as a kid
b. I built/made something for art class in school
c. I work/ed on a construction crew
d. I am an Architect or General Contractor
e. I built my own house
f. I built a business/organization
2. What are some other purposes churches pursue besides making disciples?
3. When you think about your role/mindset in the church, which phrase best captures your
viewpoint: “attending church” or “making disciples”?
4. Which phrase best describes what stage of discipleship you are in:
a. I am a pre-disciple (not yet a Christian)
b. I am a Christian but am not serious about discipleship
c. I am a new disciple
d. I am a growing disciple
e. I am plateaued in my growth as a Christian.
f. I am discipling others
g. I am coaching others how to disciple others
5. Read Ephesians 4:15 in the NLT. Which of the “every ways” of that verse do you need to most
grow in becoming more like Christ? Pick one of the Core CHRISTlike Characteristics below and ask
God to help you in growing and developing that Core CHRISTlike Characteristic at the beginning of
this new year. What is an immediate next step you could take to help facilitate that growth?
Connected to God through the Word and Prayer
Heart of Worship
Relates with Other-Centered Love
Intentional Evangelism
Spirit-led Servant
Trustworthy Steward of God’s Resources

Decade of Discipleship: Building a Discipleship Culture
“Built to Last”
1 Cor. 3:10-15, Matthew 28:19 and Ephesians 4:15

1. Designing the Plan

2. Laying the Foundation

3. Creating the Structure

4. Finishing the Job
Stages of Growth

When you are growing as a disciple and making disciples, you are a part of something that is built to

Core CHRISTlike Characteristic: Trustworthy Steward of God’s Resources/Living Surrendered