What does it mean to be an image bearer of God? Today, Vanessa Hawkins joins Karen Hodge to talk about the daily impact being an image bearer has on how we view God, how we view ourselves, and how we view others.

Discussion Questions:

  • What does it mean to be created in the image of God?
  • How does your view of God fuel your worship?
  • How does being an image bearer affect your view of yourself?
  • How does image bearing give intrinsic value to ALL people?
  • How do we best reflect God?
  • What does it mean to think biblically about the term “helper”?
  • What is our mission as image bearers? What does that mean in our daily lives?
  • How does sin mar both God’s image in us and our mission?

About the Speaker:

Vanessa K. Hawkins

Vanessa is the Director of Women’s Ministry at First Presbyterian Church – Augusta. In 2017, she received her Master of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis. Her lay counseling work, student advocacy and parent mentoring in the public schools of St. Louis and Brooklyn, IL helped prompt her current pursuit of a Masters in Counseling. She is honored to be the wife of her third grade friend Marcus, and together they are the parents of Kayla, Sydney, Chelsey and a rambunctious boxer named Caspian. She enjoys a moderate hike, good conversation and a hot cup of tea.

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