PROMISES BEYOND JORDAN
1. Do you think Pastor
Landris was right to leave like he did?
2. Do you believe Theresa
Jordan would have accompanied Pastor Landris had he asked?
3. What did you think
when Pastor Landris' blood type ended up matching
4. Discuss your first
thoughts about Theresa. Did your thoughts change? If
5. Do you feel that Theresa
might have been different had she known the
truth about Lena Patterson (her mother) earlier in life? Do you
would have only felt obligated because of Lena's sacrifice?
6. Discuss Theresa's and
Maurice Greene's relationship What do you feel
about their earlier friendship and the "thing" that
happened that cause them not to speak? What about their hooking
7. Was Theresa justified
in her actions with him?
8. Talk about the wedding.
9. Discuss Beatrice and
her relationship to each of the characters.
10. After Theresa told
George Landris she was pregnant, do you believe he
should have handled the situation differently than he did? Why
or why not?
11. Discuss Theresa's
friendship with B. With Sapphire. Why was it easier
for Theresa to talk to Johnnie Mae about the baby than her friends?
12. Do you think Pastor
Landris should have told all he knew about Theresa,
her baby, and the true father? Why or why not?
13. Discuss the fire that
affected Lena and her life. How did the other
characters play a part in the fire that changed her life?
14. Discuss the scene
when Lena tells Theresa about the fire.
15. When Mrs. Gates called
Pastor Landris and you knew someone had died, who did you think
was "gone"? What did you think?
16. How did you feel about
the ending with George Landris and Johnnie Mae?
17. "Have you ever
loved someone that you never had?" Discuss all the
characters this question addresses.
18. What was your favorite