A Fishy Sort of Justice

Jonah 3:1-4:5 (10.15.17 sermon)

Ice Breaker

·      If you could live anywhere on the planet and take everything you love with you, where would you choose to live?

Responses and Reactions

·      What disturbed you, challenged you, or intrigued you in this week’s message?

Digging Deeper

·      Explore the paradigm-shift Meghan described in moving from a punitive notion of justice to a restorative notion.  What’s the strongest case you could make for a restorative approach?  What kinds of fears or questions do you have as you think about what this would look like in practice?

Bringing It Home

·      In what situation in your life or the world are you currently longing for justice to be done?  Who in this situation do you regard as the “guilty” party?

·      What would it like look for you to engage that situation in pursuit of a restorative rather than punitive solution?  How would that change your attitude or behavior?