Rob Bell on Death

My small group has been working through Rob Bell’s Nooma series lately and although I realize that Bell has taken on a lot of recent criticism, this week’s video on death drew out amazing discussion (and tears) from our group.

I was amazed to discover that nearly half of the people in our group has suffered from the loss of a parent.

YouTube has posted part of the video, so I’ve linked it in here.  The questions that go with the video are as follows:

  • Think about someone you lost.
    • How do you remember that person?
  • How would you describe the way you’re feeling about your loss?
  • What do you think it means to “properly grieve”?
    • Have you let the full force of your loss hit you?
  • Why is it so easy to become bitter when we lose someone we love?
    • Have you chosen not to be bitter?
  • Is guilt keeping your heart from recovering?
  • Think about who you do have.
  • Do you trust that God will someday restore everything?
    • Do you believe that includes being reunited with the people you love?

~ by toddbumgarner on March 13, 2008 6:21 am.

One Response to “Rob Bell on Death”

  1. […] As I’ve stated before, I typically have not quite understood all the flurry of furry against Bell and I’ve also noted that our Small Group has been going through the Nooma Series and having excellent God-centered discussions (see my post titled Rob Bell on Death). […]

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