110: What Kinds of Questions Help Build Healthy Relationships With Every Student?

Sometimes asking students questions can feel a bit like an awkward one-sided conversation. Other times, questions lead to faith-cementing moments that students will remember for a lifetime. So… how can you move from “What’s your favourite colour?” to “How did that change how you thought about God?” Join Spencer Conway, Kara Allison, and Kiara Moshansky as they give us practical questions to connect, converse, and cultivate meaningful relationships with students that foster faith development!


Want to check out the books they recommended? 

The Art of Group Talk: How to Lead Better Conversations with Teenage Guys by Jeremy Zach, Tom Shefchunas, & Brett Talley

The Art of Group Talk: How to Lead Better Conversations with Teenage Girls by Ashley Bohinc & Crystal Chiang


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Special thanks to this episode’s other sponsor, Trinity Western University. Their mission is to develop godly Christian leaders: positive, goal-oriented university graduates with thoroughly Christian minds; growing disciples of Jesus Christ who glorify God through fulfilling the Great Commission, serving God and people in the various marketplaces of life. They are passionately committed to helping you discover how to be fully and faithfully present in the world and to play a vital role in God’s work of healing, hope, and renewal. Learn more about this leading liberal arts university with campuses in both Canada and the USA at TWU.ca

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