Beyond Chit-Chat

Vulnerable Communication

What does it sound like?
Here are some interesting questions you can use to enliven any conversation. Use them during Family Nights or Marriage Staff Meetings.

  • What is one event in the future that you would like to know the outcome of now? 
  • If you were offered two front row tickets to see any singer or musical group, whose concert would you choose to attend?
  • Which of the four seasons do you most anticipate and why?
  • If you could be any age again for one week, what age would you be?
  • If you could go back in time to witness the invention or discovery of anything in history, what would you choose to see?
  • As the Christmas season approaches, what song is it that you just can’t wait to hear?
  • Suppose you had the professional ability to compete in any Olympic event. In what event would you want to compete?
  • If you were in charge of changing the traditional food of Thanksgiving from turkey to something else, what would you choose?
  • What specific subject do you feel you know better than any other subject? 

Practical application 
This week, get the family or some friends together and ask everyone to answer the above questions. Don’t accept short answers, Instead, encourage everyone to explain why they answer as they do. Everyone appreciates being asked their opinion and their personal preferences.

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