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63 Digging Deeper Questions

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Group Members

We all want to know those in our Small Group better.  Here are sixty-three questions that we can ask to “dig deeper” into the lives of our fellow group members. The higher the number, the deeper the question.

  1. Tell me your story.
  2. Where did you grow up?
  3. What does your family look like?
  4. Are you close with your family?
  5. Where does your family live now?
  6. Do you have a favorite childhood memory?
  7. What do you do for a living?
  8. What does a normal day/week look like for you?
  9. What is your favorite aspect of your job?
  10. What are some of the challenges you face in your job?
  11. Do you enjoy where you work? Why or why not?
  12. What are your hobbies and interests?
  13. What do you do for fun?
  14. When is the last time you’ve gone on vacation? Where was that?
  15. Do you have a favorite vacation spot?
  16. Tell me about your wife and family.
  17. How did you meet your wife?
  18. How long have you been married?
  19. Where did you get married?
  20. Where did you honeymoon?
  21. How long have you been married?
  22. Tell me your testimony.
  23. How have you grown since coming to faith in Christ?
  24. What does your time in the Word look like?
  25. How often are you in the Word?
  26. What book(s) in the Bible are you reading?
  27. What theological books are you reading? What are your favorites?
  28. What is your prayer life like?
  29. Have you attended any conferences or trainings that have helped you grow spiritually?
  30. When is the last time you confessed your sin to God and repented of that sin?
  31. How are you serving your wife?
  32. How often are you praying with your wife and for your wife?
  33. When was the last time you took your wife on a date?
  34. How have you shown your wife that she is more important than your work?
  35. When was the last time your surprised your wife with a special blessing (like a night out or a lunch date)?
  36. Right now, how would you say that your love for your wife is reflecting God’s love for the Church?
  37. How are your serving your kids?
  38. Do you have family devotions?
  39. Have you spent time individually with each of your children lately? What did you do?
  40. Have you engaged in spiritual conversation with your children lately?
  41. How do you show your children that they are more important than your work?
  42. How have you shown your children how much you love your wife?
  43. When was the last time you prayed with a co-worker?
  44. How have you shared Christ with people at work?
  45. What books have you read on how to integrate your faith at work?
  46. How are you doing at demonstrating a healthy work-home balance?
  47. Are you giving/tithing?
  48. How often are you meeting with men for prayer and accountability?
  49. What is your thought life like these days?
  50. What have you been watching on TV recently?
  51. What have you been looking at on the Internet this week?
  52. How have you built in accountability when you travel?
  53. Have you looked at anything inappropriate in the past week (month)?
  54. Have you indulged in impure thoughts this past week (month)?
  55. Have you fallen into any sexual sin this week (month)?
  56. Have you been isolated or felt isolated this week?
  57. How are you renewing your mind with truth?
  58. Are you believing any lies about yourself or about sin that you need to confess and bring into the light?
  59. Have you been above reproach in your financial dealings this month?
  60. Are you harboring any bitterness or resentment towards anyone?
  61. Have you been involved in the sin of gossip (or slander, a critical spirit, harshness, outbursts of anger, impatience, lack of love) this week?
  62. Have you been with a member of the opposite sex in a way that was inappropriate or would be viewed as using poor judgment?
  63. Do you have anyone you need to forgive?
Bob Martin

Bob first joined staff at College Park as a Pastoral Resident in 2011 and has served in several important roles since that time. He now serves as the Pastor of Membership & Connection. Bob is passionate about seeing men and women enter into community with others to find hope together. He enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and friends.

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