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The Gift Of Hospitality
The Gift Of Hospitality

They say that the home is where the heart is and to entertain is to show you care. But not everyone has the gift of hospitality. So when Kathy was given the opportunity to be involved in ministry she jumped at the chance to use her hospitality skills. Do you love to entertain? Would you […]

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What is Hospitality?
What is Hospitality?

What do you think the Bible means by hospitality? In order to understand it, we need to start with bread. Bread? Yes, bread! In Biblical times, bread was thinner and crisper than our bread today, which brought about the term “breaking bread.” It signified sharing fellowship at a meal, or as it was called, the […]

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Hospitality
Hospitality

“Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling” (1 Peter 4:9) I? love to host a party! And I think hospitality is a gift.? In fact, my motto for hospitality is to bless, not impress.? To impress means to focus on myself…worrying about what others will think of me or my home.? But to bless is […]

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Biblical Hospitality
Biblical Hospitality

Hospitality, in the biblical sense, means more than just having a party. Hospitality is commanded of us as Christians. Peter advises: “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully […]

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Hospitality on the Run
Hospitality on the Run

Most of us are busy, too busy. We want to deepen our friendships, and we recognize the value of ministering to one another with meals and unhurried conversation. But there’s neither the time nor the place to do so. If this is your problem, consider “portable hospitality.” 1. Pack a picnic basket with matching cloth […]

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Hospitality on the Run
Hospitality on the Run

Most of us are busy, too busy. We want to deepen our friendships, and we recognize the value of ministering to one another with meals and unhurried conversation. But there’s neither the time nor the place to do so. If this is your problem, consider “portable hospitality.” 1. Pack a picnic basket with matching cloth […]

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Hospitality Impacts Immigrants’ Lives
Hospitality Impacts Immigrants’ Lives

One of the easiest ways to invite an immigrant into God’s family is simply by opening your doors to your home. Shirley had the opportunity to witness how the simple act of opening your home and demonstrating biblical hospitality could impact the lives of nine young students forever. Do you have the gift of hospitality? […]

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Gracious Hospitality
Gracious Hospitality

Do you welcome visitors into your home? Many issues hinder us from entertaining. You might think your house is too messy or too small. Perhaps you don’t cook very well or couldn’t compete with the birthday party that your neighbor threw for her daughter. Maybe you are just too busy. 1 Peter 4:9 says, “Offer […]

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Marriage and Hospitality
Marriage and Hospitality

Patti concentrates on building up students by presenting examples of how a Godly marriage can work. By inviting students into their home, Patti and husband Kirk share what they are learning and what it looks like for a family to live committed to Jesus. How can you begin practicing biblical hospitality to invite others into […]

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Homespun Hospitality
Homespun Hospitality

When I moved to a new house some years ago, a neighbor came by with a beautiful glass jar filled with a blend of tea and juice crystals she dubbed, “Friendship Tea.” I was so touched I wept on the spot. It was a special moment between us. She was the first one in my […]

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