Don Mitchell is certain the Lord has a plan for him to reconcile his family when his younger half-brother, Joel, suddenly resigns as CEO of their father’s company. Joel nearly sent the enterprise into bankruptcy, and Don’s first order of business is to bring his estranged older sister home to help clean up the mess.
Tamara has been running for years. But now she plans to claim her rightful place in the multimillion-dollar family ministry— no matter what it takes or who gets hurt. Joel, meanwhile, isn’t letting go easily. Waist-deep in a corporate and family meltdown, Don is also caught between his complicated friendship with a former lover and a budding long-distance romance. Just as he begins to realize that forgiving and forgetting may be his greatest weapon, a terrifying ordeal rocks the family to its core, and they must turn to God and to one another for the answers.
Reading Group Guide
MAKES YOU GO HMMM!
Now that you have read Broken, consider the following discussion questions.
1. Tamara is the oldest living child of Dave and Madeline Mitchell. Estranged from her family, she’s been gone for nearly fifteen years. Do you think her unexpected return was a plus or a minus for the family?
2. Did Madeline make the right decision when she left Detroit and DMI so that Tamara could come home? Was Tamara selfish in wanting her mother to go, or was she justified in wanting the space to make her reentry into a dysfunctional family environment?
3. Madeline and Tamara seem to be making amends, albeit slowly. Considering the years of separation and the horrific memories, do you think Tamara and Madeline can truly reconcile? What will be the most critical factor? Can Madeline and Tamara work together at DMI?
4. What do you suspect Joel will do now that Zarah has informed him about the baby? Will he stay in Chicago to sort out his feelings and options? Will he proceed with the divorce anyway, or will he opt to stick out the marriage for three see more