StoneBridge Community Church
Becoming Who We Are Destined to Be: Goodness
Interim Pastor Neal Nybo
Locations & Times
  • StoneBridge Community Church
    4832 Cochran St, Simi Valley, CA 93063, USA
    Saturday 5:30 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 10:30 AM
  • StoneBridge Growth Groups
    Simi Town Center Way, Simi Valley, CA 93065, USA
    Sunday 11:59 PM

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1. Goodness is the “whatever it takes” character trait.
Personal Reflection / Growth Group Questions
Pastor Neal described goodness as a generalist trait, like the offensive and defensive linemen on a football team. Does this makes sense to you? Can you see people with different personality types and skills sets all being able to express goodness?
2. Jesus is the original, “whatever it takes” leader.

Jesus demonstrates all nine character traits

Here is an article about Jesus and the gifts of the Spirit.
Personal Reflection / Growth Group Questions
How does going "above and beyond" fit with being good?
Can you give examples from your own experience, either by you or towards you?
3. Jesus went beyond his own interests for goodness.

Living beyond our own interests for Christ's sake

How does Christ's example motivate us to live sacrificially? More than just his example, his sacrificial life on our behalf also motivates us to act in ways beyond our own interests.
4. Jesus crossed social boundaries for the sake of goodness.

More about the woman at the well

So much is taught about this text. Some teaching is better than others. Here is a blog that gets at some good lessons from this text.
Personal Reflection / Growth Group Questions
How or when have you been like each person in this story - Jesus, the Samaritan woman and the disciples?
How would you act or think differently in light of this lesson?
5. Go beyond our own interests for goodness sake
Personal Reflection / Growth Group Questions
Give an example of a person doing something good in a way that is within his or her own interests.
Give the same example when it isn't in their interest?
Is one example better than the other?
6. Be willing to cross social borders for the sake of others.
Personal Reflection / Growth Group Questions

What are some social borders you experience in your community?
In your work?
In your hobbies?
How might you cross them in order to bring goodness?

Nicole Phillips - Kindness Is Contagious

Nicole Phillips is a champion for using kindness to overcome all of life's difficulties, including her own battle with breast cancer. She spreads the message of the healing power of kindness through her public speaking and weekly column, Kindness is Contagious, which runs in newspapers in North Dakota and Minnesota. She is also the author of the book, Kindness is Contagious: 100 Stories to Remind You God is Good and So are Most People.Find out more, here...

New Session starts Sunday, March 17th @ 3pm Did you know that 89% of the people in a typical American congregation don’t have a financial safety net? But there’s HOPE! And that hope is Financial Peace University. FPU is a nine-lesson course taught by Dave Ramsey and his team of financial experts. With FPU, you will learn step by step how to handle money using biblical wisdom and common sense. Through life-changing videos, online tools and resources, and group accountability, you will learn how to create and stick to a budget, save for emergencies, pay off debt, and plan for the future.

Sign up online here...

If you have any questions about FPU or need more information, contact Dean and Beth Huebert at 805-579-8738

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