• When you were young, what did you think “the future” would be like?

  • Talk about one thing when you were younger that you wanted to do in the future.



Clip 1:

  • Is the world a better or worse place than it used to be?

  • Do you believe the future will be better or worse than today?  

Clip 2:

  • The host wrestles with his current situation, and how it will play out in the future. Can you identify with him? Why or why not?

  • How does the future look different from where you were to where you are now?

  • Is the future a "scary place"? Why or why not?


What key thoughts or ideas about the future stood out to you from Gene’s weekend message?

We often worry about our own lives, and what’s ahead. We also can be anxious about what’s going to happen in the world around us. Read any or all of the verses below, then talk about how they portray life and the future. 

1. Ecclesiastes 8:7
2. Psalm 139:14-16
3. Ecclesiastes 3:11-14
4. Psalm 37:37-38
5. Matthew 6:25-34


What are your takeaways?

How will our discussion today apply to you tomorrow?