Posts tagged with ‘Hospitality’

8/27/21 LIVE SO THAT WHEN PEOPLE GET TO KNOW YOU, THEY WILL WANT TO GET TO KNOW CHRIST

by Barry Lovett

http://wetsuits24.co.uk/quiksilver-storm-hooded-long-sleeve-wetsuit-jacket “Let him who thirsts come.  Whoever desires, let him take the water of life freely.”  Revelation 22:17 Are there times when we fail to make others feel welcome in our neighborhood, or at social gatherings or maybe even church?  Paul instructed his readers to be “given to hospitality.”  The book of Hebrews goes even further, saying, “Do not forget […]

2/10/21 CHRISTIAN HOSPITALITY IS THE BRIDGE BETWEEN AN OPEN HEART AND AN OPEN HOME

by Barry Lovett

fulsomely “Be kindly affectionate to one another…, given to hospitality.” Romans 12:10,13. The biblical word for hospitality means “a love of strangers.” Sometimes people who visit our churches feel unwelcome.  No one greets them or notices them.  Hospitality can break down barriers and build bridges.  Inviting someone in for coffee, offering to babysit, taking a meal to a sick […]

11/6/20 TO STRETCH YOUR SOUL, REACH OUT WITH JESUS’ LOVE

by Barry Lovett

“Distributing to the needs of the saints, given to hospitality.” Romans 12:13. The word hospitality means “love of strangers.” This may call us outside our comfort zone. Often overlooked and sometimes unappreciated, the ministry of hospitality is a great gift, and it brings with it the added possibility of surprising blessings along the way.  To stretch your […]