Discipleship Questions

How's your Bible reading?

What could you change to make reading a priority every day if it isn't?

  • Does your disciple need encouraged?
  • Does your disciple need challenged?
  • Does your disciple need help figuring out HOW to develop the habit?

How's your prayer life?

  • Do your prayers sound anything like: The Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13), or David in the Psalms bearing his heart (Psalms 86, 13, 139)?
  • What are you focused on in prayer, building your kingdom or building God's kingdom?

Are you anxious for anything right now?

  • Read Philippians 4:6-8—what do these verses say about anxiety?
  • How can you replace your anxiety with faith in this situation?

What's your biggest temptation right now?

  • What does 1 Corinthians 10:12-13 say about your temptation?
  • How are you fighting it? How could you fight it better?
  • Is there any area of your life that you have deemed "off limits" to God? Why?

How are you functioning in your role as husband/wife? (Ephesians 5:21-33)

  • Are you treating your spouse better than he/she deserves?
  • Are you engaged in your spouse's spiritual life? (devotionals, praying together, intentional time focused on God together)
  • Are you bitter about anything that you need to have a conversation about and forgive?

Are you engaged as a parent?

  • Are you disciplining in anger? 
  • Are you letting stuff slide that you shouldn't?
  • Are you communicating with your kids on their level?
  • How are you functioning as a spiritual leader in your kids' lives?

How are you representing Jesus at work?

  • What does Colossians 3:23 say about your attitude at work? How are you doing with that?
  • Two extremes you could fall off on: one is that people can't even tell a difference in you because of your faith, and the other is that they are repulsed by you because you are so aggressive and judgmental.
  • Which extreme would your co-workers perceive you as closest to?
  • Are your words bringing life/seasoned with grace?

How are you stewarding your finances?

  • Are you spending more than you are making?
  • Are you giving in a sacrificial way? 2 Corinthians 9:6-8

Are you connected at church? Hebrews 10:25

  • Are you serving somewhere? If not, why?
  • When's the last time you invited someone? Who could you invite next?

What is Jesus saying to you right now? What are you going to do about it?