Alpha Icebreaker Questions by Week

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Casual questions create an inviting atmosphere and provide insight into what's important to people. Choose ONE question each week to get your Alpha guests talking, laughing and sharing before discussion time. Each question relates to the weekly topic.

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Week 1 - Is there more to life than this?

Please refer to the Alpha Team Guide for the 4 icebreakers (Name Game, Desert Island Game, How and why did you end up coming on Alpha?, Ask God one question).

Week 2 - Who is Jesus?

- If you could change form and be any animal, what would you want to be and why?

- Have you met anyone famous and/or what famous person would you like to meet?

Week 3 - Why did Jesus die?

- What's the best gift you ever received and why was it so meaningful?

- Do you have a collection and if so, what and why?

Week 4 - How can I have faith?

Tell us about a time you were spontaneous, took a leap of faith, or tried something new.

Week 5 - Why and how do I pray?

When you're really stressed out, what helps you calm down and find peace?

Week 6 - Why and how should I read the Bible?

- Name a favourite book you read as a child or adult and why you liked it so much.

- Which movies have you watched over and over again and why?

Week 7 - How does God guide us?

Where do you go for advice and why? (person or resource)

Alpha Weekend / Time Away -

Who is the Holy Spirit? What does he do? How can I be filled? How can I make the most of the rest of my life?

- What characteristics did you inherit from your Mom or Dad?
(positive or negative)

- Tell us about a goal or dream you still want to achieve in the future.

Week 8 - How can I resist evil?

Have you ever had anything stolen or taken away? Tell us about it.

Week 9 - Why and how should I tell others?

What was the last thing that made you so excited, you couldn't wait to tell others? (e.g. an event, a purchase, a TV show, etc.)

Week 10 - Does God heal today?

Do you know anyone who has been healed miraculously? Tell us about it.

Week 11 - What about the church?

Do you belong to any clubs, groups, teams (or have you in the past)? Which ones and what do/did you enjoy about them?

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