Useful Questions to Stimulate Discussion or Personal Meditations After a Sermon

There can be such a contrast between conversations after sermons, but there's lots and lots of things to talk and think about so they shouldn't ever need to run dry quickly. Some of these are very personal and we benefit by asking them of ourselves.
  1. What was it about?
    A good one for children, that if asked regularly will encourage them to pay more attention to sermons so that they are able to answer them. Amongst peers it can also be asked un-patronisingly if it's pitched as the beginning of a discussion.
  2. What were the main points?
  3. What were the stories, and what were they explaining?
  4. What did the sermon do for your soul?
  5. What did the sermon do for your mind?
    What did it teach you? What did it make you think about? Did it make you start planning anything?
  6. What did the sermon do for your emotions?
  7. What did the sermon do for your attitude towards The Lord?
  8. What did the sermon do for your attitude towards The Lord's people?
  9. What did the sermon do for your attitude towards unbelievers?
  10. How do we use what we learned?
  11. How should we be changed?
  12. What was the main takeaway?