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

We all need relationships to succeed at the Christian life, but community can look very different in a Christian church compared to Mormonism.

Key Points:

  • How Community Works in the LDS Church
  • Obstacles to Community for Former Mormons
  • How to Start Making Connections at Church
  • Why Finding Community Really Matters

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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. If you were LDS, what do you appreciate about how Mormons do community?
  4. What have you observed – good and bad – about how people connect in the church you now attend?
  5. Read Hebrews 10:24-25. What happens when we fail to connect in relationships with other Christians?
  6. How do you feel about being the one who takes the initiative to build relationships? Explain.
  7. Read Colossians 3:12-16. How does this describe the benefits of living in community with others?
  8. What has been the biggest obstacle for you in making new friends at church?
  9. Have you tried attending a small group Bible study? What happened?
  10. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the Relationships After Mormonism series.