Fear & Strings | Alongside Bookclub Chapters 25 & 26

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In this Episode: Chapters 25 & 26 of Alongside


Chapter 25


  • Faith is the opposite of the fear of man | taking steps based on who God is and what He has done.
  • If I fear man too much I need to grow my faith in God.
  • Why don’t we pursue teenagers?
    • What keeps us from pressing into a conversation about sex, faith, persecution?
    • What keeps us silent?
  • Where do I take appropriate risks and how do I step into uncomfortable areas.
    • “Are your kids watching you take any risks or step outside of your comfort zone?”
    • Parents have the most consistent opportunities to show faith played out and live life day after day.
  • Teaching our kids how to engage with fear.
  • Bring the fear into the light and show your kids by modeling this.


Chapter 26


  • God’s love came to us when we couldn’t attain it ourselves.
  • Confronting selfishness.
  • Jesus loved with no strings attached.
  • We may not know what the strings are in the love we pour out…until they are not met.
  • Are we pressing into the things we need to do regardless of the cost?
  • Parent Meeting —August 25th from 3pm-5pm!
    • We want to support, and work with, parents!


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