Welcome to What’s Happening in Gravity, a page where parents and students can stay up to date on the happenings of Gravity. We hope this page is a place where you can stay informed on what we have been discussing in Gravity, so you are able to continue the conversations within your families.

Verse(s) of the Week – 1 Corinthians 6:20

THIS PAST WEEK @ GRAVITY – Sunday, September 17th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: 1 Corinthians 6:12-20
    • Sermon Title: “We Are Not Our Own”
    • Small Group Questions
      1. QUESTION #1What is pleasing to Christ? What draws us closer to Him? What glorifies God?” (Galatians 3:11 & John 15:12-14)
      2. QUESTION #2How can we flee from sexual immorality? What can Christians do to overcome temptations?” (Hebrews 2:17-18 & Ephesians 4:22-24)
      3. QUESTION #3Is there a recurring sin in your life that you need to confess and repent to God? If you aren’t comfortable sharing here, PLEASE feel free to reach out to an adult volunteer this week!” (1 John 1:9 & James 5:15-16)

Sunday, September 10th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: 1 Corinthians 6:1-11
    • Sermon Title: “More Than We Think We Are”
    • Small Group Questions
      1. QUESTION #1Would you rather have the church or the legal/judicial system judge a case against you? Why?” (Matthew 18:15-16)
      2. QUESTION #2Are we a people who quickly demand our rights and get upset easily, or are we able to endure minor wrongdoings?” (Matthew 5:39-41)
      3. QUESTION #3When you think of the cross & Jesus’ sacrifice for you, do you think of your specific sins that He died for? Explain.” (Isaiah 53:5)

Sunday, September 3rd, 2023

  • We distributed church door hangers downtown Mattawan and got ice cream from Moo Moo’s after!

Sunday, August 27th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: Haggai 2:10-23
    • Sermon Title: “Consecrated to the Sovereign God”
    • Small Group Questions
      1. QUESTION #1“Who are some people that you have checked with to confirm your understanding of the truths in scripture?”(Proverbs 18:24 & 27:17)
      2. QUESTION #2“What is something in your life that you have consecrated to God? Or what is something you would like to consecrate to Him now?”(Matthew 16:24-26 & Psalm 100:1-5)
      3. QUESTION #3“What is an example of a hardship in your life that brought you closer to God?”(2 Cor. 12:9-10 & Hebrews 12:6-8)

Sunday, August 20th, 2023

Sunday, August 13th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: Haggai 1:12-15
    • Sermon Title: “Stirred Up”
    • Small Group Questions
      1. QUESTION #1“What does it mean to ‘fear the Lord?’ What does God do to those who fear Him?” (Psalm 103:13 & Proverbs 9:10)
      2. QUESTION #2“What does it mean to you personally that God is ALWAYS with you and He promises to NEVER leave you or forsake you?” (Matthew 28:20 & Hebrews 13:5)
      3. QUESTION #3“Are you truly awakened every day or are you merely just awake? What in your life needs to be realigned today?” (Colossians 3:1-2 & 1 Corinthians 10:31)

Sunday, August 6th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: Haggai 1:1-11
    • Sermon Title: “Consider Your Ways”
    • Small Group Questions
      1. QUESTION #1“When is it a good time to honor the Lord? Have you been putting off your personal devotion time with Him until the start of the school year?” (Psalm 145:1-9)
      2. QUESTION #2“Do you ever pause and take time to sit quietly before God, giving careful thought to your ways? Are you lacking genuine joy because you’re so focused on yourself? How can you make God your true source of happiness?” (James 1:17)
      3. QUESTION #3 – Pastor Don said that God should not be at the top of your list, He should be the pen and paper of your list!” “What does this quote mean to you?  What are some specific ways that we can glorify God daily?” (1 Corinthians 10:31)

Sunday, July 30th, 2023

  • YOUTH NIGHT @ Journey Family Church in Gobles!

Sunday, July 23rd, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: 2 Peter 1:16-21
    • Sermon Title: “And We Have the More Sure Prophetic Word”

Sunday, July 16th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: 1 Corinthians 4:18-5:8
    • Sermon Title: “A Healthy Dose of Intolerance”
    • Small Group Questions
      1. QUESTION #1 – “What genuine, drastic life change has God brought about in your life since you’ve become a Christian? If you’re not yet a believer, have you seen the transformative power of saving faith in someone else’s life?” (2 Corinthians 5:17-18)
      2. QUESTION #2 – “Do you know any examples of things that are widely accepted or often overlooked in America that the Bible tells us is sin?” (2 Timothy 3:16-17)
      3. QUESTION #3 – “Pastor Don encouraged us with three application points: 1) Be in each other’s lives 2) Expose your sin to the light & 3) Celebrate Jesus’ sacrifice to forgive your sins. Which of these three points speaks to you most and please explain why?” (Hebrews 12:1-2)

Sunday, July 9th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: Mark 1:14-28
    • Sermon Title: “Jesus, the One With Authority Calls & Teaches”
    • Small Group Questions
      1. QUESTION #1 -“What is the definition of ‘worldview?’ What is a Biblical worldview based on?” (2 Timothy 3:16)
      2. QUESTION #2“Every worldview answers these 4 questions:
        1. What was there in the beginning of the world?
        2. What is the source of the world’s problems?
        3. How is the world fixed?
        4. What is the ultimate end of the world?

        How does a Christian answer these questions from a Biblical worldview? (Romans 6:23)

      3. QUESTION #3What has/is Jesus calling you to leave behind in order to follow Him? AND How are you/can you glorify Jesus? (Galatians 2:20)

Sunday, July 2nd, 2023


Sunday, June 25th, 2023


Sunday, June 18th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: 1 Corinthians 3:16-4:5
    • Sermon Title: “What’s the Church Got to Do with It?”
    • Small Group Questions
      1. QUESTION #1 “The end of verse 17 of chapter 3 says ‘For God’s temple is holy, and YOU are that temple. What does this personally mean to you?” (1 Peter 1:14-16)
      2. QUESTION #2 – “The last words of chapter 4 verse 4 say ‘It is THE LORD who judges me. Do you worry about people’s opinions of your faithfulness, or are you comforted that God alone is the one who will judge you? Explain.” (Psalm 44:20-21)
      3. QUESTION #3 – “Pastor Don’s 4 application points were: 1) Be an agent of love, unity, & service in the church, 2) Seek the life transforming wisdom that God gives to us clearly in His word, 3) Fix your eyes on Christ and thank Him for all good things in your life, AND 4) Ask Jesus to be your Lord & Savior and He will rescue you. Which of these four application points stand out most to you and WHY?” (Hebrews 12:1-2)

Sunday, June 11th, 2023

  • OFF for Mega Sports Camp!

Sunday, June 4th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: 1 Corinthians 3:1-9
    • Sermon Title: “More Than Merely Human”
    • Small Group Questions
      1. QUESTION #1Can you explain what it means to be redeemed by the blood of the lamb? What does Jesus’ redemption mean to you?” (Ephesians 1:7 and Colossians 1:13-14)
      2. QUESTION #2 – “Did you ever have a human hero who you looked up to that let you down by falling short of God’s perfect standard? Please explain.” (Romans 3:23 and Romans 8:38-39)
      3. QUESTION #3 – “Do you have an example of a time when it was very hard for you to honor God through your work? How can these difficulties be overcome?” (Colossians 3: 17 & 23 and 1 Corinthians 10:31)

Sunday, May 28th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: 1 Corinthians 2:6-16
    • Sermon Title: “From the Spirit”
    • Small Group Questions
      1. QUESTION #1Are you trusting in new heavens and a new earth in which the righteousness of God dwells forever? Do you live your life only for today or do you truly believe that there is eternal life waiting for you after you die?” (John 3:16 & Romans 6:23)
      2. QUESTION #2 – “What does it mean to you that “ALL scripture is breathed out by God?” (2 Timothy 3:16-17 & Psalm 119:105)
      3. QUESTION #3 – “Do you feel comfortable reading and understanding the Bible? Explain.” (Psalm 119:11 & Hebrews 4:12)

Sunday, May 21st, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: 1 Corinthians 1:18-2:5
    • Sermon Title: “Understanding the Mission”
    • Small Group Questions
      1. QUESTION #1Do you know for sure if you are saved from your sins? Have you accepted Christ’s free gift of salvation? (Share testimonies?)”
      2. QUESTION #2 – “Does your presence on social media and around your friends point others to Jesus and bring Him glory?”
      3. QUESTION #3 – “Is the cross your everything? If so, what is holding you back from sharing the Gospel with others? What are you worried about?”

Sunday, May 14th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: 1 Corinthians 1:10-17
    • Sermon Title: “Misplaced Reverence”
    • Small Group Questions
      1. QUESTION #1Have you ever thought that you weren’t welcome into the kingdom of Heaven because your life wasn’t in order or because you weren’t “clean” enough? Explain.”
      2. QUESTION #2“Is there a pastor you have listened to on a podcast, TikTok, Insta Reel, Facebook, or in person that doesn’t focus on the? What is so important about staying true to God’s Word?
      3. QUESTION #3“How can we stay connected and strengthen our unity at ReCAST & at Gravity as well? Why is this important?

Sunday, May 7th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
    • Sermon Title: “Thankful for the Mess”
    • Small Group Questions
      1. QUESTION #1 “What do our weekly gatherings mean to you? How does being connected to believers here at ReCAST impact your faith walk with Christ?
      2. QUESTION #2“What are some strengths that God has blessed you with? Are you using any of those gifts to serve His kingdom?
      3. QUESTION #3“Are you confident in your eternity? Do you trust in Jesus for your salvation and believe that He will complete the good work He has started in your life?”

Sunday, April 30th, 2023

  • We went to Journey Family Church in Gobles for YOUTH NIGHT!

Sunday, April 23rd, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: 1 Samuel 2:12-36 & 4:10-18
    • Sermon Title: “Falling Head Over Heels for Your Children: The Sad Story of Eli”
    • Outline
      1. Be Intentional
      2. Be an Example
      3. Be Consistent
      4. Put God First Above All Else

Sunday, April 16th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: Matthew 28:16-20
    • Sermon Title: “Sent by the King”
    • Outline
      1. Context of the Commission (v.16-17)
      2. Cause of the Commission (v.18)
      3. Content of the Commission (v.19-20a)
      4. Comfort of the Commission (v.20b)

Sunday, April 9th, 2023


Sunday, April 2nd, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: Matthew 27:57-66
    • Sermon Title: “During the Deep Darkness”
    • Outline
      1. Friends in the Darkness (vv. 57-61)
      2. Enemies in the Darkness (vv. 62-66)

Sunday, March 26th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: Matthew 27:45-56
    • Sermon Title: “The Ransom for Many”
    • Outline
      1. His Suffering for Us –  Verses 45-50
      2. The Consequences of His Suffering – Verses 51-56

Sunday, March 19th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: Matthew 27:27-44
    • Sermon Title: “And When They Had Crucified Him”
    • Outline
      1. Roman Mockery (vv. 27-38)
      2. Bystander Mockery (vv. 39-40)
      3. Jewish Leaders Mockery (vv. 41-43)
      4. Bandit Mockery (v. 44)

Sunday, March 12th, 2023

  • Scripture Passage: Matthew 27:11-26
    • Sermon Title: “What Water Cannot Wash Away”
    • Applications
      1. Consider the Calm of Jesus – Keep our eyes fixed on Jesus! (Hebrews 12:2)
      2. Consider the Weakness of the Crowds – Be STRONG in the Lord! (Ephesians 6:10)
      3. Consider the Error of Pilate – We cannot save ourselves by good deeds to please God. (Ephesians 2:8-9)

Sunday, March 5th, 2023

  • Current Unit: Explore the Bible – John Part 1 – Chapters 1-11
    • Current Session: Lesson 6 – “Living Water”
    • Main Point: “Jesus offers living water that saves us in death & satisfies us in life.”
    • Verses Read: A) John 4:7-15, B) John 4:16-20, & C) John 4:21-30

Sunday, Feb. 26th, 2023

  • Current Unit: Explore the Bible – John Part 1 – Chapters 1-11
    • Current Session: Lesson 5 – “An Unexpected Conversation”
    • Main Point: “Jesus offers new life to all who believe in Him.”
    • Verses Read: A) John 3:1-8, B) John 3:9-15, & C) John 3:16-21

Sunday, Feb. 19th, 2023

  • Gravity Service Day! We attended a spaghetti benefit dinner for a Lawton High School student who has cancer and packed bags of food for Gracious Hearts. Since we finished early, we went back to Ben’s house and played some games together!

Sunday, Feb. 12th, 2023

  • Super Bowl Party @ the Wainwright’s House!

Sunday, Feb. 5th, 2023

  • Current Unit: Explore the Bible – John Part 1 – Chapters 1-11
    • Current Session: Lesson 3 – “Glory on Display”
    • Main Point: “Jesus came to show God’s glory so that we might believe.”
    • Verses Read: A) John 2:1-12, B) John 2:13-16, & C) John 2:17-25

Sunday, Jan. 29th, 2023

  • Camp Barakel Winter Retreat Weekend!