We continue our small-group study of 4 things that the world desperately needs from the church. In this week’s study, we look at the power of truth in a time of competing opinions.
Discussion 1: What are some controversial truth claims that are being argued about right now? How many of those can your group list in 60 seconds?
Discussion 2: The Gossip Verses. What do you hear?
- Proverbs 26:20-22
- James 3:1-12
- Proverbs 18:8
- Psalm 34:13
- OpenBible.Info on “Gossip”
Discussion 3: Logical Fallacies and Cognitive Biases. Take a look at the most common logical fallacies and most common cognitive biases. Read through the lists. Which ones do you encounter most frequently? Which are most common at church? In politics? Do you recognize any that you have fallen into this week?