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Inclusion and Boundaries, Law and Grace: Where Hospitality Meets Identity

“Boundaries help define what a household, family, church, or community holds precious. However, the modern world is deeply ambivalent about boundaries and community. Although we yearn for home and a place to belong, often we find ourselves more comfortable with empty space where we can ‘sing our own songs’ and pursue our own plans. Hospitality…

William P. Tuck: Defining Our Neighbor in Today's World
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William P. Tuck: Defining Our Neighbor in Today's World

by Dr. William Powell Tuck, friarsfragment.com, retired pastor, professor and author of The Forgotten Beatitude: Worshiping Through Stewardship, A Positive Word for Christian Lamenting: Funeral Homilies, The Church Under the Cross, and more! Jesus told his followers to love one’s neighbor as one’s self. (Mark 12: 28-34). Who is your neighbor? Jesus defined neighbor in…

Hospitaltiy | Politics | Refugees

Is America morally obligated to resettle Syrian refugees? —YES

[Editor’s Note: Not all post will have an opposing response. If you disagree with this one, please make your case in the comments.] by Doris Horton Murdoch Yes, Americans are morally obligated to resettle Syrian refugees. This resettlement assistance of any global group of oppressed persons is a collective international responsibility. According to World Vision,…

Evangelism | Hospitaltiy | Mission

Hospitality and Our Global Context

by Chris Freet The following is an excerpt from the book A New Look at Hospitality as a Key to Missions      p. 3-4. —————————————————— A key issue concerning the American church and the role of hospitality involves the role of migration, immigration and refugees. Today, most nations face issues related to globalization. The…

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Hospitality as a Hallmark of Christianity

by Chris Freet Is hospitality something that has, in a sense, been co-opted in the West? Perhaps a quick Google search could shed some light on this for us. The result of this search brings up websites pertaining to restaurant and hotel management topics and issues. It would indeed seem that hospitality in the West…