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Lead Stories Podcast is the flagship podcast of Lead Stories Media. Co hosts and executive producers Jo Saxton and Stephanie Williams O'Brien tell tales of leadership and life with the aim to encourage, equip and empower. 

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Aug 8, 2016

God is pursuing the people around us and He invites us to join Him.  Using Jesus’ practical instructions in Luke 10:1-9 we can discover who our ‘people of peace’ are and how we should respond to them, pronouncing His wholeness and freedom into their lives.   What does it look like to go into our everyday lives with intention? How do we identify where God’s Spirit is already working amongst those we meet and have relationship with? Who are ‘People of Peace’ and how do we identify them? How does the Bible say we should we respond to them?   In this episode Jo and Steph discuss Luke 10:1-9 and the three spaces where ‘people of peace’ can be found: 1) passing relationships, 2) current, present relationships and 3) permanent relationships. Together they share encouraging testimonies and practical tips to help you intentionally bring Jesus to those different spaces.  

Discussion questions:   - Read Luke 10:1-9 together and discuss how you can apply Jesus’ instructions to your life. How do you feel about talking to strangers about Jesus / your faith journey? Share your struggles with one another and pray for opportunities and boldness to respond to them this week.   - Who are the people who are present in your life right now who are open to you, welcome you and serve you? How can you be more intentional in your relationship with them? Who else in your faith community could you introduce to them?   - Who are the permanent relationships who still need to know Jesus? Pray together about what it looks like to surround them with Jesus in this season.  Are they ripe and need more intentional discipleship or is this the season to sow prayers? What practical steps can you take to either intentionally disciple and / or remember to pray for them?   

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