Can others say they love God more because they were with you today? This week I have been reading Being There: How to Love Those Who Are Hurting by Dave Furman (its fantastic! expect a review soon!) Early in the book he says, speaking of a meal he & his wife shared with a leader of ... Read More about Love for God – can people say they have more love because they were in your home?
Looking back through my life, hospitality has often shaped me. It was the hospitable table of my grandmother and cousins that welcomed me with hot tea, plates of cookies & endless conversation at a moment’s notice. It was watching my parents welcome a truckload of hungry teenagers to ... Read More about Shaping Hearts – The Ministry of Hospitality
Once upon a time, not so long ago, it was common for people to stop over. Friends driving by might see a light on and stop in for evening coffee and conversation, or afternoon tea, & it was welcome. We would happily look for opportunities to interact as momentary breaks from the reality that ... Read More about Stop Over Anytime!
Christ is the prime example of every characteristic we ought to emulate. He is ultimate in love, humility, grace, generosity, and yes… hospitality. Romans 15: 7 (really the whole context as well) contains what I believe to be a transformative section that is not often mentioned. “Welcome one ... Read More about The Hospitality of Jesus
Time to expose myself for what I really am here. Maybe I’m alone but I would be surprised. I love my family &, as a stay at home mom I pretty much spend my days caring for them. I adore this job… most days. But the daily grind of picking up the same toys to once again see them scattered in 10 ... Read More about Nitty Gritty – When Growing in Hospitality Hits Real Life