Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.

As you think about choosing a church, examine that church’s activities. Are they engaged in the mission Jesus gave his church?

Key Points:

  • The Mission of the Church is to Make Disciples
  • Do a Church’s Activities Support the Primary Mission
  • What a Church on Mission Looks Like

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Talk About It
  1. Watch the video together or invite someone to summarize the topic.
  2. What is your initial reaction to this video? Do you disagree with any of it? What jumped out at you?
  3. Why do you think it is important to choose a church that is faithful to Jesus’ mission?
  4. How would you state the mission Jesus gave his church – in your own words?
  5. The word “disciple” means “follower”. How does baptism contribute to making followers of Jesus?
  6. Read Matthew 28:19. What kind of teaching did Jesus have in mind? How does this kind of teaching contribute to making followers of Jesus?
  7. Name some of the common activities churches do. How does each one contribute to making disciples?
  8. What questions should you ask when you visit a church to find out what their mission is?
  9. What questions should you ask to find out how they practice: “The apostles’ teaching?” “Fellowship?” “The Lord’s Supper?” “Prayer?”
  10. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the Choosing a Church series.