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The preciousness and power of hospitality

Posted by Stephen Witmer on April 9th, 2018

Hospitality is a really big deal in the New Testament. On May 3, 2015, I preached a sermon on hospitality called ‘The Amazing Ministry of Hospitality’ (click here and scroll down to the correct date). Preparing for that sermon helped me to see how important, precious, and powerful hospitality really is.

It’s good and it’s important for each of us to consider how opening our homes to others can be used by Christ for the sake of the gospel. Toward that end, here’s a Gospel Coalition review of Rosaria Butterfield’s new book on hospitality, The Gospel Comes with a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Christian Hospitality in our Post-Christian Word. Read, apply, repeat!