Why do you believe what you believe? Peter describes the church living in such a way that people will ask us about our faith. We need to be ready to give a reply and give a reason for our hope. 1 Peter 3:13 The righteous life will It will also 1 Peter 3:14-15 I need to be ready Romans 1:19-20 Lucky the Fish 1 Peter 3:15 I am not preparing for Practical tips Tell them It’s ok to say Resources: Podcast - Unbelievable with Justin Brierley Youtube - Capturing Christianity Books - The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel, The Reason for God by Timothy Keller, Unbelievable by Justin Brierley 1 Peter 3:16 Our life either or our reasons for belief 1 Peter 3:17-18 Who do I know that doesn’t know Jesus? Verses for further study Mark 12:30 1 Corinthians 9:20-23 Questions for discussion When is a time someone asked you why you are a Christian? How did you respond? What makes it hard for you to answer questions like this? How is our belief in Jesus different than believing in Santa? Why is listening in order to understand so important? Why does Peter keep mentioning the way that we live when he talks about sharing our faith? Parent Cues Review what kindness means to each of you. This week we are learning that we need to be kinder to others you have to be. What can that look like either at home or at school? Each one in the family come up with 3 ways in which you can be kinder this week than you have to be. Read together and practice your verse for this month in Colossians 3:12. Pray together and ask for God to provide opportunities to each of you to go the extra mile or someone this week.