Did a fun youth ministry exercise today – a brain dump on fun questions and prompts/discussion starters for your small group leaders. I’m using them this week to help my leaders make connections and spark some discussions, thought I would share them for you to borrow/steal as well. Enjoy them for your church/personal use, too:

  1. Introduce yourself: name, school, where you are from 
  2. Share an embarrassing moment
  3. How you met your spouse (if applicable)
  4. Favorite place to go, event to attend
  5. Biggest celebrity you met/saw once
  6. How is online-school going?
  7. What do you miss most since COVID?
  8. Favorite Power Ranger
  9. TRUTH OR DARE: you actually watched the new Dora the Explorer live-action movie
  10. HOT TAKE: The Sonic the Hedgehog movie was actually pretty good!
  11. What sport do you play?
  12. Would you ever be in the school musical?
  13. Birth order – are you oldest, youngest, middle, etc
  14. Describe your parents in one word
  15. What’s one thing you would NEVER change about yourself?
  16. Show me a picture from your Camera Roll you thought about but never posted. Why/why not?
  17. Have you ever graffitied something? If so, what was it? If not, why not?
  18. Describe your sibling(s) in one word
  19. Describe yourself in one word
  20. What’s one thing you would change about yourself?
  21. What’s your GPA and how does that make a) you feel or b) your parents feel?
  22. Who is your favorite sports team?
  23. Who is your celebrity crush?
  24. What is your favorite Bible character?
  25. What is one of the fruit of the Spirit (love, joy, peace etc) that you wish you had more of?
  26. Worst nightmare. Describe in vivid detail
  27. Who is the best ninja turtle (there is only one right answer)?
  28. What is the best pizza topping?
  29. Do pineapples belong on pizza?
  30. What’s your “go to” Starbucks order?
  31. Is “cancel culture” a good thing?
  32. Scale of 1-10 how good are your friends?
  33. What’s the worst thing you’ve ever done?
  34. Google Docs or Microsoft Word?
  35. When was the last time you went camping?
  36. Camping or glamping?
  37. If you could fly anywhere, where would you go?
  38. If you had the antidote to COVID-19 what would you charge?
  39. Marvel or DC?
  40. Which Star Wars movie is the best?
  41. When was the last time you read the Bible?
  42. Is your house the house where everyone hangs or do you go so someone else’s house?
  43. What’s your gamertag?
  44. Fortnite vs Minecraft. Choose one
  45. Favorite TV show
  46. Favorite snack
  47. In-N-Out or Chick-fil-a?
  48. Olive Garden is the last restaurant on planet earth. How often do you eat there?
  49. What age did you get a cell phone?
  50. Android or Apple?
  51. What is your first impression of me as your Life Group Leader?
  52. What is the best cookie on planet earth?
  53. Diet Coke or Coke Zero? If you say Diet Pepsi you’re kicked from the group
  54. What do you want to be when you grow up?
  55. What major do you want to take in college?
  56. What college do you want to attend?
  57. How much much pressure do you feel from your parents in school/life/work/play?
  58. Do you work? Where was your first job? 
  59. FACT: The Mandalorian is the best thing on Disney+
  60. HOT TAKE: Mulan was terrible. So bad I think it was terrible without even seeing it. Discuss.
  61. Are your friends struggling with COVID-19 stuff?
  62. How is your mental health? Anxiety?
  63. How does Instagram make you feel when you’re left out of something?
  64. Do things bother you a lot or do you let stuff roll off your back?
  65. Extroverted or Introverted
  66. HOT TAKE: Crossfitters just weird old former athletes.
  67. When you get old, I want to retire in …
  68. What is your favorite Bible verse?
  69. What is your favorite book of the Bible?
  70. When does God speak to you?
  71. When do you feel God’s presence?
  72. Are you a Christian? How do you know?
  73. When was the last time you prayed?
  74. Is your heart heavy/burdened about something right now?
  75. Are you dating someone?
  76. Do your parents pay for your gas? Cell phone? Insurance?
  77. When was the last time you said, “thank you” to someone?
  78. What was the last card/letter you hand wrote?
  79. When was the last time you lied?
  80. Your parents describe you in one word: _____________
  81. Your friends describe you in one word: ________________
  82. Last movie you watched in theaters.
  83. Batman Begins is the best Batman movie. Not a question. Nothing to discuss. Just a point I wanted to make.
  84. People put their life on the line all of the time. What would you die for?
  85. Who was the last person you said “I love you” to recently?
  86. What is your favorite memory in your life so far?
  87. What is one memory that immediately makes you sad?
  88. What is your favorite car?
  89. If you could be a professional at one extreme sport what would it be?
  90. If you could be called any other name than your own what would it be?
  91. What would you do if I gave you $10 right now?
  92. You were the star of a movie, what would it be?
  93. What do you think is the most epic movie/tv show fight scene you’ve ever seen?
  94. Who’s your BFFFF and why? 
  95.  Tell us the best Dad Joke you’ve got?
  96. You’re a one-hit-wonder. What would the name of your song be? 
  97. What’s the last meal you’d want to eat before you die? 
  98. Would you rather walk backwards everywhere you go or yodel every time you spoke?
  99. What is the most important quality you look for in friendships?
  100. Have you had the Travis Scott meal at McDonalds?

So fun! Hope they’re helpful.