You need to try some icebreakers that will help you get into conversation when you are in church or at some kind of church workshop. You want to keep yourself in the church atmosphere as much as possible because you do not know what people will be comfortable talking about, and that is why you need to take some steps to use Christian icebreakers that people will respond to easily. Try out each of the 15 here to see which one you like, and then you can get a conversation going that could lead to some fun talks.
What Church Do You Go To?
You can start off any conversation like this because it is just an easy way to get the conversation going. You can learn where someone goes to church, but you will also learn a lot about that person because they will probably feel like they need to explain how they got to that church.
This is a question that you will enjoy answering, and then you can easily keep going in that conversation based on just one question. It is always interesting to learn where people are from and where they attend.
Are There Other Churches In Your Area?
Talking about other churches in the area gives people a chance to talk about things and experiences that they have had in the area. You might want to go to those other churches if you can, or you might learn a lot about the way that people go to church in that area.
The person who talks to you about this might explain how they have liked the churches, or you can pick a new one. The explanation can lead to a lot more talk about the church culture where you live.
What Is the Music Like At Your Church?
The music at church could be contemporary or traditional, and you do not really want to lead with one of the other. The best thing about church could be the music, and the music makes the experience more fun. People usually get really excited about the way that they do music at their church, or they might start talking about things that they want to do.
This is a good talk to have because it will explain something about that person’s church culture.
How Long Have You Been At Your Church?
The people who are asking about how long you have been at church want to know what it is like at your church, and it is a good time for you to explain why you are there.
You might have been there a long time, and that could lead to why you are still there. You might be the person who wants to know why they picked their church, or you might want to know why they move around. These are interesting questions to answer.
Do Your Kids Enjoy The Church?
Talking about what kids do in church is a good talk that everyone can have, and it helps people make sure that they can talk about their kids.
Everyone likes to talk about their kids, and you will be able to get into a conversation that allows you both to share. It is a lot more fun to talk about your kids instead of just standing around trying to think about something to talk about. You can share about your own kids, or you might even talk about the youth ministry which is very good for you and the church.
Have You Ever Performed At Church?
You might want to know what people do at church, and even if they do not perform at church, they will probably talk about the people that they know who do that.
They might gush about the things that they have seen at church, and you can talk about your own experiences. It is very interesting to learn about what kind of art goes on in a church because it might get forgotten with the regular worship service.
Are You A Musician?
This is just a good way to start talking about music in general.
You can talk about whether you liked the music in the church, or you can talk about the music that you heard at the conference. You can also find out what it is like for someone else who is a musician. You might meet the choir director, or you might meet someone who enjoys the service but is not a musician. You might meet someone who is learning, and that helps you make sure that you have learned about how music is done in other churches.
Are You Studying Anything Interesting?
Some people are actually in seminary, and it is fun to talk about that because you can learn a lot. You might want to get into a place where you can study yourself, and you might find out a good place to go when you want to learn yourself. It is something that you need to be sure that you talk about because you might get inspired to study something, go back to school or go to a bible group.
Have You Ever Done Any Missions Work?
Missions work is something that people love to talk about, but you also need to be sure that you have asked about how other churches do this. You can learn about what other churches are doing, and you might learn about the kinds of work that you could start doing at your church. You might even come up with a project that you want to do at your church.
Do You Have A Favorite Outreach At Your Church?
Outreach is something that every church does in one way or another, and it is very hard for you to avoid it. You have probably done some things that you will want to share with other people, and you also want to make sure that you have talked about things that the other person does. You might learn about something that you want to do at your church, or the two of you can share stories about your own work. It is very easy to talk about these things, and it might inspire you to do work at your church.
What Is Your Favorite Thing To Do At Church?
This is just a fun thing to talk about because people get passionate about what they love. You will be able to share your own stories, and you get to talk to someone who is bursting with energy that is pretty hard to deny. Remember that you could go back and forth for a long time about this, and it is a very good thing for you to talk about when you are meeting with kids. You can both talk about things you love, and you will not run out of things to talk about most of the time.
Have You Thought About Going Into Ministry?
You might want to learn this because people want to know what you are thinking about doing. You might want to go back to school, or you might meet someone who is very inspired and wants to do certain things in their life. That is something you can learn on your own, or it is something that you might be able to help people with if they are inspired to do a certain thing with their lives.
Does Your Family Have A Church History?
The history that your family has at church could be pretty interesting, and you need to make sure that you have shared it because it will tell a lot about you. You might meet people who did not grow up in church, or you might meet people who are the children of people in ministry. This can be interesting because you might learn something about these people that you would never have known, and they might not even share this if you have not asked them before.
Can I Visit Your Church Sometime?
People usually love to invite others to their church, and you will be able to see a new side of the church life that you have not seen before. Make sure that you have asked in a nice way, and they might even invite you to an event. You can invite people to your church, and then the two of you will be able to get in the habit of visiting other churches.
Is Anything New Coming Up At Your Church?
New events are fun to see because there are so many churches that do not have them. So, you want to make sure that you are asking people to come out to see you, and then you can come out to see their events. These could be festivals for the kids, or they could be big events that include things like Easter and Christmas pageants.
What’s the Best Spiritual Experience You Have Ever Went Through?
Each person’s spiritual experiences are vastly different from one another. If all else fails to make someone open up to you, this little icebreaker is sure to make any Christian open up about their life, beliefs, and experiences. Sure, some people might find this question to be a little personal, but you can always remind them that they’re in the House of God, so they can feel free to open up and share their spiritual awakening with the rest of the people there.
When You Think About God, What Is the First Thing That Comes to Mind?
This is an interesting question that can make people think about any passage from the Bible, or even about many theories of philosophy that have circled among men for centuries or even millennia. The thing is, this question can be answered in seemingly unlimited ways, so you’ll rarely see two people answer this question in the same way. It’s basically an almost unlimited discussion starter, so feel free to use it as often as you can.
What Have You Learned Recently From Another Christian?
There are numerous things we can all learn from the Bible and from each other. In fact, we might not even realize how much information we’re missing out on by not talking to each other more often. Put it simply, this is another ice breaker with an almost infinite number of possible replies. The discussion can literally go in any possible direction, so we would kindly recommend you try this particular question out the first time you’re meeting someone at a new church or workshop.
Whom Would You Turn to if You Were in Desperate Need of Help?
It could be literally anyone. From there, you can always ask more questions relating to that particular person, so it’s yet again another ice breaker with multiple possibilities.
Trying any of these icebreakers will help you get a talk started, and Christian icebreakers make sure that they are family friendly.
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