You will be discussing these questions quickly, so make sure you these are answered.)
1. What did you think of your Journal?
2. What was the hardest day for you?
3. Do you have any “stains” in your life that you
wish to hide and which make it hard to say
‘yes’ to following Jesus?
WEEK 1: SUMMARY / RECAP OF STORY
ERIC NELSON collapses. Family and friends desperately try to revive him. At a football stadium across town, Pastor KYLE IDLEMAN receives news of Eric’s heart attack. Kyle rushes to hospital, arriving as Eric’s friends and family are given the devastating news: Eric has lost brain function. The family makes the painful decision to let Eric go.
The next day, Kyle arrives at the Nelson home to pay his respects and offer pastoral care. As Kyle speaks to friends and family, enigmatic details of Eric’s life emerge. Eric had suffered a mild heart attack five years earlier. The near death experience caused him to completely surrender his life to Jesus. He went from fan to follower and it had a profound impact on those around him. ANNA, Eric’s wife, is forced to evaluate what really matters in life. NATALIE Eric's daughter is left with questions and the lost of her father. DARREN, Eric’s longtime business associate, subtly indicates that their friendship was strained when Eric took a new job. Eric’s father BILL, disliked the new job and the people with whom Eric worked – and claims his objections were based on Christian principle. GARY, Eric’s friend since High School, alludes to Eric’s dark past and a subsequent transformation.
Write a prayer below for your group. What are you really asking God to do?