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Hospitality: Loving All Who Enter

Hospitality: Loving All Who Enter

Hospitality. What do you think of when you hear this word? Is there an emotion that stirs a memory, perhaps? For me there is. Quite honestly, I believe the love for hospitality was passed down to me from my precious grandmother. At the time, I had no idea how God would use the simple act

The Power of the Table

Like the sacramental use of water and bread and wine, friendship takes what’s common in human experience and turns it into something holy. — Eugene H. Peterson, Leap Over a Wall The Lord’s Table I find it interesting that the same kind of pull I have toward my table, Jesus Himself had toward a certain

Hospitality: Ordinary Moments Matter

Editor’s note: Jesus told us to love one another. But, in this day with busy schedules and busier families in every home on our block, just meeting the neighbors can be a challenge. Kristin Schell decided to take Him seriously in a very unique way. She painted a picnic table turquoise and put it in

Waking Up to God’s Goodness Around You

When my doorbell rang last August, Michelle was the last person I expected to be waiting on the other side. I’d only met her a few times in the four years we had lived on the same street, and none of those times had been particularly noteworthy. I made an effort in the beginning, dropping

Hospitality Jesus’ Way

Then He turned to the host. ‘The next time you put on a dinner, don’t just invite your friends and family and rich neighbors, the kind of people who will return the favor. Invite some people who never get invited out, the misfits from the wrong side of the tracks. You’ll be — and experience

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