Tag Archives: Hospitality

A Turquoise Table Christmas Story

A Turquoise Table Christmas Story

  Susan woke up one morning with leftover cookies from a big batch she’d made to welcome her son home from college for Christmas. After a few days with an abundance of cookies testing her willpower, she had to stop eating them, but hated to toss them in the garbage. In a spontaneous move, she

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

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

Hospitality: Entertaining Angels Unaware

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in. — Matthew 25:35 NIV My friend Arlys grew up on a Christian missionary compound in the heart of Muslim Tsanyawa, Nigeria. One of the vivid memories of her childhood is her

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Entertaining Angels With Hospitality

Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels. — Hebrews 13:2 When there is room in the heart, there is room in the house. ~ Danish proverb When was the last time you visited someone and felt truly welcome and comfortable? What made you feel that way? In all likelihood, it