Track and Field Spirituality

Help group members think of their spiritual growth in terms of running a race.

Purpose: To help group members think about their unique experiences with spiritual growth.

Question: As I think about my spiritual and personal growth, I am most like a …

  • Sprinter—fast, but short lived
  • Hurdler—as soon as I get over one hurdle, there is another one
  • High jumper—flying over the obstacles in life
  • Distance runner—I cannot see the end, but I am prepared to make the entire journey

Scripture Connections: This would be a great icebreaker to use when discussing one of the many Bible passages that connect growing spiritually with running a race, including:

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