The biblical mandate is clear—the people of God should be welcoming the stranger, even when it’s risky and uncomfortable, because in doing so, they are welcoming God. In today’s Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Amy Oden shares about this essential Christian practice as its woven throughout Scripture and in early Christian tradition.
Do you know http://www.ephatta.com? It’s an online Christian hospitality platform. The idea is to reconnect Christians with antique hospitality and a great way to live your faith day after day being opened to the stranger! Ephatta, “Be opened”
I enjoyed watching this. Based on the title, I thought this might be going in an entirely different direction as I have recently heard from a UMC clergy, like this: https://blog.adw.org/2012/12/the-sin-of-sodom-and-gomorrah-is-not-about-hospitality Much relief to find the teaching in the video is spot on. Thanks, Amy!