Suggested Questions

These questions are meant to be a resource, but don’t feel limited to what is listed here. Always feel free to bring up additional questions and topics to your mentor and critical friend. Your mentor will also have a list of suggested topics to discuss with you.

Questions for Your Mentor

  • Do you have any favorite Scripture passages to pray with?

  • Does your community encourage you to pray with Scripture? What does that look like?

  • Do you have any tips for trying to do more meditative or contemplative prayer?

  • What are some ways you have been able to grow in your trust of God?

  • Has God ever asked you to do something that required a lot of trust? How did you overcome your fears about that decision?

Questions for Your Critical Friend

  • Do you have a favorite Scripture passage?

  • What’s your favorite way to pray?

  • Had you ever done lectio divina before this workshop?

  • Is there anything in the workshop that you especially liked?

  • Has God ever spoken to you through Scripture before?

  • Are there specific times in your life when you feel like God has asked for your trust? How did you respond?