Being Kind

1 Thessalonians 5:15 – Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else.

  • In your own words, what is kindness?
  • What makes someone easy to be kind to? What makes it difficult?
  • Why is it important followers of Jesus are kind to people, especially the ones that are hard to want to be kind to?

How to be Kind – KICK

PJ gave us the acronym KICK to help us remember how to show kindness.

Kiss – Greeting others joyfully

2 Corinthians 13:12 – Greet one another with a holy kiss

  • Why do you think this is in the Bible?
  • How does this command apply to us today?
  • How can choosing to apply this principle affect our relationships?


Interest – Ask others about their life

Philippians 2:4 – Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.

  • Why is it important that we show interest in other people’s lives?
  • What are some practical ways you can take interest in someone else?


Care – Look for simple ways to help others

Ephesians 4:32 – Be kind and compassionate to one another

  • Tell about a time when someone showed you kindness
  • Why do you think we sometimes see someone in need, feel
    compassion, and do nothing?
  • Why is it important that we don’t ignore the needs of our family and other’s close to us?


Kudos – To give praise or thanks, to compliment.

  • How can giving someone thanks or a compliment be kindness?
  • Why do you think we don’t do this more often for people?


How would you have to change if you decided to KICK your family?

  • How could it have a positive impact on your family?


What would happen if our youth group KICKed everyone that came to Amplify?

  • What would this actually look like on Wednesday night?