Fight for the City

Fight - Week 3

David McCaman [Riverdale Campus Pastor]

Jeremiah 29:4-7

Support Groups to help fight the ache of our city.

If you need support as a foster parent or adopting, caregiver for a loved one, grieving a loss or divorce, dealing with issues like addiction, need encouragement as a parent or need support through your life journey please join us. Support Groups meet Sundays at 4:30pm at the Smyrna Campus Cafe.

Local Partners to help Fight for Your City

Connect to one of our local partners like:

  • Operation Saving Life (Abortion Prevention & Family Care)

  • ONEless (Adoption Grants & Resourcing)

  • The Shepherd’s Closet (Foster Care)

  • Spring 2 Life (Addiction Recover for Men)

My House Worship Guide | Week of September 22, 2019

Day 1 

Read: James 1:19-27


  • Ask God to help you be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger as you consider the needs of our community.

  • Ask God to help you be a doer of the word and not just a hearer.

  • Ask God to help you live out a true religion, faithfully caring for the needs around you and fighting for holiness in your own life.

Sing: Reckless Love - My House Worship Sessions 

Day 2 

Read: Psalm 34:15-22


  • Thank God that He is always very aware of what is happening in our world, our nation, our city, and even our own lives. 

  • Thank God that He is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.

  • Ask God to help you point those around you to the refuge that is only found in Him.

Sing: Reckless Love - My House Worship Sessions 

Day 3 

Read: Isaiah 37:30-38


  • Thank God that He keeps His words and does what He says He will do.

  • Thank God that He will defend His people.

  • Ask God to help make you a defender of your city and one who fights for people to Find Life in our community and around the world.

Sing: Reckless Love - My House Worship Sessions

Week of September 22, 2019 Discussion Questions

Get to know me:

Instructions: The purpose of these questions is to generate responses that are self-revealing and informative. Feel free to ask all of these questions to your group or simply choose the one that best fits your group.

  1. How do you experience the “abundant life” that Jesus meant for you to live in your city?

  2. What social woes do you see in your city that hinders an “abundant life?”

  3. What keeps Christians from experiencing this “abundant life?”

Into the Bible:

Instructions: The purpose of these questions is to draw group members into the Bible to discover truth from passages that were not the primary text for the weekend message.

  1. Read Titus 2:11-15.  What are some practical actions in this passage that could apply to fight for your city?  Discuss.

  2. Read 1 Corinthians 10:13 and Philippians 4:13.  How can this verse help you fight for your city?

  3. What did this week’s message tell us was the best thing we could do for the welfare of the city is?  (share the Gospel)


Instructions: The purpose of these questions is to apply the main points from the weekend message.

  1. What might a good prayer list look like for your city?  Create a list for your own prayer life and for your group.

  2. How can you use this prayer list for yourself and your group to “ the welfare of the city where I have sent you…” (Jer. 29:7)?

  3. Share one or two actions can you do personally to fight for something on this list?