Thank you for coming back!
*Original from Lore Ferguson. Slight changes have been made.
If the last year could be summed up in one word, what would it be?
What are two or three major themes that kept occurring?
What did I accomplish this year that I am most proud of?
What do I feel I should have been acknowledged for, but wasn’t?
What disappointments or regrets did I experience this year?
What was missing from my year as I look back?
What were some major life lessons I learned this year?
Declare this year completely over, thank God for what He accomplished, His
faithfulness, and the things He did in me.
What would I like to see happen in 20__ __?
What struggle or obstacle would I like to see overcome?
What new territory needs to be explored spiritually, physically, emotionally?
What are some things that MUST be done in order to move my life forward?
What do I want the theme of 20 __ __ to be?
What do I want to ask for and pray actively for in 20__ __?
What’s one thing I can do this year to increase my enjoyment of God?
What’s the most humanly impossible thing I will ask God to do this year?
What’s the single most important thing I could do to improve the quality of my family life this year?
In which spiritual discipline do I most want to make progress this year, and what will I do about it?
What is the single biggest time-waster in my life, and what will I do about it this year?
What is the most helpful new way I could strengthen our church?
For whose salvation will I pray most fervently this year?
What’s the most important way I will, by God’s grace, try to make this year different from last year?
What one thing could I do to improve my prayer life this year?
What single thing that I plan to do this year will matter most in ten years? In eternity?
What’s the most important decision I need to make this year?
What area of my life most needs simplifying, and what’s one way I could simplify in that area?
What’s the most important need I feel burdened to meet this year?
What habit would I most like to establish this year?
Who is the person I most want to encourage this year?
What is my most important financial goal this year, and what is the most important step I can take toward achieving it?
What’s the single most important thing I could do to improve the quality of my work life this year?
What’s one new way I could be a blessing to my pastor (or to another who ministers to me) this year?
What book, in addition to the Bible, do I most want to read this year?
What one thing do I most regret about last year, and what will I do about it this year?
What single blessing from God do I want to seek most earnestly this year?
In what area of your life do I most need growth, and what will I do about it this year?
What’s the most important trip I want to take this year?
What skill do I most want to learn or improve this year?
To what need or ministry will I try to give an unprecedented amount this year?
What one biblical doctrine do I most want to understand better this year, and what will I do about it?
If those who know me best gave me one piece of advice, what would they say?
Would they be right? What will I do about it?
What’s the most important new item I want to buy this year?
In what area of my life do I most need change, and what will I do about it this year?
How is my prayer life? Is it marked more by duty or delight?
Is my approach to the Lord one of grateful communion or mere rigid formality?
Why don’t I pray more consistently, earnestly, passionately and expectantly?