Table Talk I Week of February 22

Family life is busy, so being intentional with the time you do have is more important than ever. Table Talk helps mealtime matter — whether it’s at the soccer field, in the car, or around the table. Let this resource be a tool to connect your family and create faith-based conversations with your Quest and Motion children.

 


QUEST 

3 YEARS – KINDERGARTEN

This weekend, we learned “We can love like Jesus.” Jesus loves EVERYONE. He loves us even when we make wrong choices, and He will always choose to be our friend, no matter what. Since Jesus shows such big love to us, we should show that kind of big love to others! Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: Does Jesus stop loving us when we make bad choices? (no)
Question 2: Can you think of a time when someone made you sad or mad? Did you treat them with love anyway? (If your child can’t think of a time they were sad or mad, help them. Say something like “what about that time when… “ to get them thinking. Also, ask them why they responded the way they did. Would Jesus have done anything differently?)
Question 3: Jesus wants us to love others the way He loves us. That means we should treat people kindly and show them love no matter what happens. Who can you show love to this week?

 


MOTION

1ST – 5TH GRADE

This weekend, we learned about dealing with family drama. We are all imperfect people, so we can’t expect our families to be perfect. The best thing we can do is to help set a positive tone in our families through understanding, compromising, and serving. Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: What commonly causes arguments or frustrations between people in your family?
Question 2: What’s one specific thing you could do to help reduce conflict in your family?
Question 3: Tell me three things about your family you can thank God for today.


Table Talk I Week of February 15

Family life is busy, so being intentional with the time you do have is more important than ever. Table Talk helps mealtime matter — whether it’s at the soccer field, in the car, or around the table. Let this resource be a tool to connect your family and create faith-based conversations with your Quest and Motion children.

 


QUEST 

3 YEARS – KINDERGARTEN

This weekend, we learned “Jesus is our friend even when no one else is.” Jesus knew all the wrong things the unloved woman had done. But when everyone else made fun of her and tried to punish her for the bad choices she’d made, Jesus chose forgiveness and became her friend. Even when we feel like no one else wants to be our friend, Jesus always will. Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: Had the unloved woman made a lot of bad choices? (yes)
Question 2: Did Jesus decide not to be her friend because of her bad choices? (no)
Question 3: Have you ever felt lonely or like you didn’t have a friend to talk to? Who will always be your friend, no matter what? (Jesus)

 


MOTION

1ST – 5TH GRADE

This weekend, we learned about finding our value in who God says we are instead of seeking approval from others. We already have God’s full love and attention, so we don’t need to seek those from anyone else. Instead, we should focus on being the best friend we can be to others. Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: What do you usually do when you want someone’s attention?
Question 2: Is it wrong to enjoy the attention others give us? (No, but it becomes a problem when you start relying on other people’s attention or approval to feel good about yourself.)
Question 3: Do you think you’re a good friend? Why or why not?


Table Talk I Week of February 8

Family life is busy, so being intentional with the time you do have is more important than ever. Table Talk helps mealtime matter — whether it’s at the soccer field, in the car, or around the table. Let this resource be a tool to connect your family and create faith-based conversations with your Quest and Motion children.

 


QUEST 

3 YEARS – KINDERGARTEN

This weekend, we learned “Jesus loves us even when we do something wrong.” Zacchaeus didn’t have many friends because he cheated a lot of people out of their money. Jesus knew Zacchaeus had done wrong things, but He loved Zacchaeus anyway and treated him like a friend. We do wrong things, too, but we can trust that Jesus will never stop loving us, no matter what. Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: Did Zacchaeus have a lot of friends? (no)
Question 2: Did Jesus know the wrong things Zacchaeus had done? (yes) Did Jesus love Zacchaeus anyway? (yes)
Question 3: Sometimes we do wrong things, too. Who will always love us, even when we do wrong things? (Jesus)

 


MOTION

1ST – 5TH GRADE

This weekend, we learned how to build friendships that last. Our friendships will never be perfect, but we can keep them strong by being ready to forgive others and by asking for forgiveness when we make mistakes. Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: Why do we need friends? Who are some of the friends you value most?
Question 2: When is it easy to forgive someone? When is it difficult to forgive? (You can also ask them what the differences are between when it’s easy and hard to help them think about WHY it’s sometimes easy or hard to forgive others.)
Question 3: Why do other people deserve our forgiveness? (God has already forgiven us unconditionally.)


Table Talk I Week of February 1

Family life is busy, so being intentional with the time you do have is more important than ever. Table Talk helps mealtime matter — whether it’s at the soccer field, in the car, or around the table. Let this resource be a tool to connect your family and create faith-based conversations with your Quest and Motion children.

 


QUEST 

3 YEARS – KINDERGARTEN

This weekend, we learned “Jesus loves everyone.” Jesus didn’t care that the woman at the well had made a lot of bad choices or that she was a Samaritan and would normally be rejected by Jews like Him. He loved her and wanted to be her friend anyway. He loves each of us and wants to be our friend, too! Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: Why was the woman at the well surprised when Jesus talked to her? (People from Jesus’ town weren’t friends with people from her town.)
Question 2: Did that stop Jesus from being kind to her and wanting to be her friend? (no)
Question 3: Is there anyone Jesus doesn’t love? (no)

 


MOTION

1ST – 5TH GRADE

This weekend, we watched commercials and pulled godly lessons out of them. We talked about things like avoiding distractions that keep us from following Christ, living a godly life now, and the importance of surrounding ourselves with other Christians. Sometimes, we find godly truths in unexpected places! Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: Talk about a commercial you saw recently that could share a godly lesson. What is the godly lesson you can learn from it?
Question 2: The commercial with all the kids cheering on their friend taught us that life is better together. Who are some of the people who make your life better? How do they make it better?
Question 3: What is a godly lesson you’ve learned from another unexpected source?


Table Talk I Week of January 25

Family life is busy, so being intentional with the time you do have is more important than ever. Table Talk helps mealtime matter — whether it’s at the soccer field, in the car, or around the table. Let this resource be a tool to connect your family and create faith-based conversations with your Quest and Motion children.

 


QUEST 

3 YEARS – KINDERGARTEN

This weekend, we learned “Jesus can do what is impossible.” Jesus walked on top of the water to get to his disciples’ boat when it was out in the middle of the lake. He can do things that would be impossible for anyone else! Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: The disciples were far from land when a BIG storm came. Who came walking toward them on the water? (Jesus)
Question 2: Do you know anyone who can walk on water like Jesus? (no) Is it impossible for us to do that? (yes)
Question 3: Is there anything that’s impossible for Jesus? (No; He can do anything!)

 


MOTION

1ST – 5TH GRADE

This weekend, we learned that instead of always seeking to have more, we should stop and appreciate what we already have. God’s Word teaches us the importance of setting limits. These limits allow us to practice gratitude and appreciate God’s blessings. Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: What does it mean to have “too much of a good thing”? Can you think of a time when you had too much of a good thing?
Question 2: What are some things you really wish you had more of? (e.g., toys, games, clothes, etc.) Why do you want more of these things so badly?
Question 3: What does it do to our hearts when we constantly focus on what we want instead of what we already have? (It keeps us from feeling gratitude and causes us to be selfish and greedy.)