Our culture seems to be at war with Christian hospitality, and at times our churches practice a watered-down version of it. But in spite of this, I’ve found some Internet “hospitality gems” that I wanted to share with you. Each of the articles below has wonderful ideas on how we can practically “do the word” of hospitality that Christ first did to us. These below links are not blanket endorsements of the authors or the sites, but just simply an acknowledgement that we can learn something from what was written.
Baptists Growing In Christ Because of Hospitality? This article calls us to pay close attention to the difference between our culture’s idea of hospitality and a Scriptural view of hospitality. It also gives some good suggestions on how we can begin being hospitable, even if we are very uncomfortable with it!
Reclaiming the Culture Through Hospitality? We often think of reclaiming our culture through prayer, protest, evangelism or even through elections, but how about through hospitality?
Has Anyone Come to Know Christ in Your House? Nan McCullough shares stories of how her home was used to lead others to Christ. She encourages us to unlock our doors, silence and set aside our smart phones, and practice hospitality!
Why is this American woman called “Pakistani Mama?” How much of a difference can you make by practicing a lifetime of hospitality? Doris Gvillo shows us what her legacy of hospitality looks like. As you read this article, pay attention to what you think Doris is doing right and what she might be able to improve upon as she continues to faithfully practice hospitality.