AdventureHow did the protagonist survive his situation? What skills can we learn from this?
What was the protagonist pursuing? Why was it important he obtain it?
What does this story say about our desire for immortality and the ways in which we try achieve it?
What does this teach us about God’s promises about the future and our need for them?
ContemporaryHow do small, daily choices accumulate?
Where does our value as humans come from?
What does this story say about what is valuable in life?
What does this reveal about our perceived value and how God values us?
FantasyHow did the character act with heroism?
What sacrifices were made and why?
In what ways does it stretch the imagination?/Which “what if?” questions does this story pose?
What does the story reveal about what God is capable of doing?
What familiar thing do you see in a new light?
What does this story reveal about our need for worship?
What does this story teach about how we do or should worship?
HistoricalWhat problems did people in the past struggle with?
How can we learn from their failures and successes?
What can you learn about using language with beauty and precision in mind?
What fresh perspective for now does this story provide?
What does this story reveal about God’s guidance and our need for it?
What do you learn about human nature?
What do you learn about death?
What does this story say about truth?
What does this reveal about God’s faithfulness, reliability, truthfulness and unchanging nature?
What does this reveal about His power?
What is it seen as folly and why?
What is important in life?
How can we learn to see the ridiculousness in our lives so we don’t take things so seriously?
What outside perspective does this story provide?
What does this teach us about God’s perspective versus our perspective?
What makes the crime solver good at their job and how can you learn some of those skills?
How was logic applied, both in the committing of the crime and solving of the crime?
How did a “small sin” lead to murder or other crimes?
What can be learned about human nature, especially our capacity for sin?
What does this story say about justice?
How does that reflect the characteristic of God’s justice?
What can you learn about the correlation between external actions & internal motivations?
How do we work with people different from ourselves?
What does this story say about our need to love and be loved?
What does this reveal about God’s love and how to love each other?
How is technology used in this story? What does this say about technology?
What is the logical conclusion of the ethics & morality presented?
What does this story teach about what makes us human?
What does this story say about right and wrong, boundaries and absolutes?
How does it reflect God’s standards and absolutes—and our need for them?
What questionable actions did the protagonist take, and why? Was this right, why or why not?
How did the villain justify his actions?
What do we learn about integrity, about how and when to take a stand?
What does this story say about the sources of safety and protection?
What does this reveal about God’s protective nature?