What are your favorite conversation topics? About what issues do you prefer not to talk? Why?
When was the last time you had an awkward conversation. What happened?
Do you find it easy or difficult to talk to people about God? Why?
Why do you think many people find it awkward to speak about their faith?
Read Luke 10:1-7. How would you summarize Jesus' instructions to his disciples?
If Jesus were to give this same command in today's world, what do you think He would have said?
What do you think it means to speak peace upon a house? How can you speak peace into the lives of those around you?
If you talk to others about your faith, what is the likelihood you'll be rejected? Did Jesus expect His disciples to be rejected? (read further in the passage)
Read verse 16. How does this verse make you feel? Why?
Was the mission a success or failure for the disciples? How do you know?
If you talk to many others about your faith, what is the likelihood some will be receptive?
Who are three people in your life with whom you know you should talk about God? What can you do this week to speak peace into their lives? What words can you use to share about your faith in Jesus?
What encouragement and motivation do you need from others to help you accomplish this?