Conversation Starters

Here is a list of great conversation starters. Use them as ice breakers or to start a conversation that leads to a deeper discussion. They can be just for fun or for teaching spiritual truths. Additionally, after most questions it would be appropriate to ask "Why?".

  1. Where are you from?
  2. Tell us about your family.
  3. What does love mean?
  4. What do you want in a relationship?
  5. What would you do with a million dollars if you had one year to spend it?
  6. If all books were going to be destroyed tomorrow and you could only save one, which would it be? Alternately: Require them to say a book other than the Bible.
  7. How is your walk with Jesus?
  8. What is good and bad about the Internet?
  9. You are being evicted from your home and you will have to live on the street. What will you take with you. You must be able to carry everything. 
  10. What would your last meal be before a month long diet?
  11. You can only buy one set of clothes for the next five years. You can keep all the clothes you already have. What would the last set you purchase be?
  12. What places have you traveled to?
  13. What is your favorite meal?
  14. What is your favorite animal?
  15. What is your favorite place?
  16. What celebrity do you look like?
  17. What is your favorite car?
  18. What is your favorite book?
  19. What is your favorite verse?
  20. Why are you here?
  21. Where do you wish you could be right now?
  22. What do you think of when I say “______”? (insert a word here such as a noun or verb, a theme, a color, or shape, etc.) Examples: home, running, love, red, circle…
  23. What would your first act as president be?
  24. What is your favorite season? 
  25. How do you know the Bible is true?
  26. Why do we have dreams?