One of our goals at FBCR is to equip the church to share the Gospel message to the hurting around us and sometimes that includes each of us. So, whether you’re meeting a stranger because you happen to be in the same place at the same time or you’re getting together with a friend you haven’t seen in quite a while, we want to equip you with some solid conversation starters that you can use as a guide.

25 Conversation Starters

(taken from 250 Good Conversation Starters for Any Social Situation)

  • What made you smile today?
  • What was the last book you read?
  • Have you traveled lately?
  • What is something people are always surprised to learn about you?
  • Would you rather travel by plane or boat?
  • What’s your favorite sport?
  • What’s your favorite holiday?
  • Tell me about where you’d like to vacation next.
  • What do you wish you had more time for?
  • Tell me about your plans for the upcoming holiday.
  • What’s your funniest school memory?
  • What’s the most interesting food you’ve ever tried?
  • How has COVID effected you and your family?
  • What do you wish someone had told you about regarding this phase of life?
  • What meals do you like to cook?
  • What are two things on your bucket list?
  • What’s the craziest experience you’ve ever had?
  • What situations make you the most happy?
  • Tell me about the town you grew up in.
  • What occupation did you want to do when you were a kid?
  • Tell me about a life-changing piece of advice you received.
  • What helps you calm down when you’re stressed?
  • Describe your perfect weekend.
  • I struggle meeting people. What works best for you?
  • What’s the best “dad joke” you’ve heard recently?

Remember to come to the Mission Cafe and tell us about the conversations you’re starting so that we can use your experience to encourage others.


God bless you as you intentionally connect with those He has meant to cross your path in life!