Lesson 3: Why We Share the Story of God, Part 2 - Saturate

Sharing a Better Story

Lesson 1: The Power of Story
Lesson 2: Why We Share the Story of God, Part 1
Lesson 3: Why We Share the Story of God, Part 2
Lesson 4: Discipleship and the Story of God
Final Exercise: Our Dominant Story

Lesson 3: Why We Share the Story of God, Part 2

 

OVERVIEW:

Stories shape communities. Every culture has found a way to share its common story. Brad Watson helps us see that, whether folklore, history, or parables, all people are compelled by their shared stories. Followers of Jesus have an even deeper shared story: the gospel binds us together and shapes us into a truer, authentic community.

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REFLECT:

  • What are some examples you’ve seen of stories that have binded a community together?
  • In what ways does your community live as if the story of God is the greatest “binding agent” in history, and in what ways are you shaped by a different story? 
  • Why is the story of God better than any other thing at providing a deeper, truer community?