Tag Archives: hospitality

Mary, Joseph and the Inhospitable Relatives

Traveling at Christmas Traveling at Christmas takes guts and a good head for making plans, attributes my wife has in abundance. So we are traveling for Christmas. Driving as a matter of fact. We’ve rented a four wheel drive to … Continue reading

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How to make sure your blog is more social media than anti-social media

[Internet etiquette is always worth talking about, so here’s an archived post on what you can expect here at my place.] In the movie School of Rock, Jack Black plays a rocker in between gigs who cons his way into … Continue reading

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The Secret to Housework and Hospitality

The company I like to keep understands this completely. ***

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Moving Away, Being Isolated and Learning New Ways of Hospitality

[Enjoy this guest post from Emily Chaffin on what she learned and how she and her family adapted when they moved from the Bible Belt to the Sun Belt.] “Where are you from?” I have asked this question more times … Continue reading

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Immigrant Bashing or Open Arms – a Christian’s choice

[From the archives.] Jonathan Merritt posted an article today entitled Four Reasons Christians Should Support a Pathway to Citizenship. Each of his four points are well stated, although not all of his support is exclusive to Christian doctrine. Some of … Continue reading

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I Made a Swap with a Homeless Man and Came Out Ahead on the Deal

I crossed the street headed to the coffee shop. As I stood there in the blessedly warm February sun, a man in worn and dirty clothes sitting on the low wall next to the post office said, “Hey, you work at … Continue reading

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Feeding the Homeless, Three Scones at a Time

Dolly greeted me from her usual spot across the street from the courthouse. “Hey, how you doing?” “Good,” I said. “On my way to get coffee. Had breakfast yet?” She pointed to a slumped over plastic bag on the ledge … Continue reading

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Is Hospitality Lacking at The Gospel Coalition?

I left a comment at The Gospel Coalition the other day complimenting this article’s call for pastors to support gifted women teachers, and I suggested those same pastors should also consider sitting under the teaching of those gifted women. I … Continue reading

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God at the Waffle House – a guest post from Michelle Van Loon

[Today’s guest post is from Michelle Van Loon, a wonderful writer who covers faith, life, and the occasional foray to Israel. I read her posts all the time!] *** I’ve had fairly limited internet access this week as we’ve been … Continue reading

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The Lonely Mormons at the Door

[My friend Bronwyn has been blogging for a while now, mixing reports about the family with fantastic insights on faith and life. She has now started a new blog focusing on faith, although who’s to say if family won’t sneak … Continue reading

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