We’ve been thinking recently about how God might have us become a more welcoming church. And we mean ‘welcoming’ in the fullest, deepest, richest, most biblical sense of that word. Not just a friendly smile, but an acceptance of others as family. In the weeks and months to come, we’ll be aiming to orient our ministries and church culture in a way that expresses the beautiful welcome of the gospel. I have some thoughts over on the Desiring God website about what this biblical welcome is, where it comes from, and what it achieves. You can read my article here.