No Sugar Coating

2012 groundSWELL Conference


In this 3-minute session, high schooler Alyssa Sherman encourages pastors to get real and honest with students. As you watch this session, consider how her thoughts could impact your ministry. 


Which of Alyssa’s points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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Alyssa wants to hear the testimonies of older believers, and for pastors to talk about the real, hard stuff in the Bible without sugarcoating. Consider the ways you talk to your students and what you could change to reach the next generation.


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