Discussion Questions:

  1. How does suffering build character?

  2. Why do we try so hard to eliminate any suffering/struggle in our lives? What could we be missing out on?

  3. What kind of a toll do selfishness & being appearance-driven have on relationships in the church?

  4. What does humility mean to you? Read Philippians 2:5-8. How does Jesus’ example of humility line up with our definition?

  5. “Selfishness can ruin a church, but a genuine humility can build it.” How have you seen examples of this?

  6. How can we grow together more in unity as a church? Any tangible ideas?

  7. How do these concepts help you grow as a disciple who loves God, loves people & serves the world?