Category: Discussion Starters

FI-ToughQs

Use these discussion questions to get your youth to start talking. Make sure you allow for everyone’s input. You may get a wide range of standards in the answers that are given, but do not rebuke the youths’ responses. Facilitate the discussion so that other youth can defend the “right” answers. If you try to ask the question and then tell them their answer is wrong, then they won’t answer any more questions. Help create an atmosphere where they can…

FI-ToughQs

Use these discussion questions to get your youth to start talking. Make sure you allow for everyone’s input. You may get a wide range of standards in the answers that are given, but do not rebuke the youths’ responses. Facilitate the discussion so that other youth can defend the “right” answers. If you try to ask the question and then tell them their answer is wrong, then they won’t answer any more questions. Help create an atmosphere where they can…

FI-ToughQs

Use these discussion questions to get your youth to start talking. Make sure you allow for everyone’s input. You may get a wide range of standards in the answers that are given, but do not rebuke the youths’ responses. Facilitate the discussion so that other youth can defend the “right” answers. If you try to ask the question and then tell them their answer is wrong, then they won’t answer any more questions. Help create an atmosphere where they can…

Youth-DiscussionStarters-RollTheDice

Dice Questions Get die to roll. Have each youth roll the die and then the number it lands on is the category they have to answer or do. When you run out of one category, have them roll again or choose a category. Personal (1) What is the most important thing in your life you have and why? What is your favorite type of food? What do you like to do in your spare time? How many different schools have…

Youth-Discussions

If you were to choose one person in your life to tag along with you throughout your whole life, who would you choose? If you were to have one thing in your life guaranteed to come true, what would that be? If you were to change one circumstance in your life, what would you choose? If God would choose one person in your life to tag along with you throughout your whole life, who do you think He would choose…

Youth-DiscussionStarters-Manhood

Boys: Anonymously write down what you think represents manhood. Girls: Anonymously write down what you think represents manhood. Read some of the responses from both boys and girls. Boys: Is there a man out there that you would like to be like? What draws your interest to wanting to be like that person? Girls: Is there some man out there that represents to you the kind of man that you would like to meet someday? What attracts you to that man…

Youth-DiscussionStarters-RollTheDice

Pass around a die (dice) and have the youth roll it one at a time. Whatever number it lands on, you read a question/statement/task from that numbered category for that person. Sometimes other youth may want to add to the discussion or statement and you should allow that to happen. Whenever a category runs out, you have them roll again… or repeat them. Personal (1) What is your most important possession? Name one thing you don’t have that you would…

Youth-DiscussionStarters

Here are some family questions to ask your youth group. If you hear silence, re-word the question a different way. These questions might bring up family issues for you to take note of to help you build better relationships with your youth. If they made a movie about your family, who should star as your family members? Explain. Who do you treat better, your family or your friends? Why? What’s one dream you have for your family? How can you help…