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Rethinking the 'Lenten Journey' Part 2 of 2 In this second of two essays, Rolf Jacobson uses a personal irritation for the metaphor “Lent is a journey" to reflect on how Christian leaders can help congregations experience Lent as a richer, more meaningful season. Resource type: Article Source: Working Preacher Author: Rolf Jacobson
Building a Place for Hospitality By looking at the history of hospitality, Christiane D. Pohl talks about the importance of restoring places for life-giving hospitality where we nurture and value mutuality in relationships. Resource type: Article Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Christine D. Pohl Dorothy Day's Radical Hospitality Describing the history of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement, this article by Coleman Fannin suggests that committing to voluntary poverty allows us to practice nonviolence and acts of mercy to the poor. Resource type: Article Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Coleman Fannin Hospitality and Celibacy This quote from Kathleen Norris reveals the ingrained hospitality of the Benedictine order. Celibacy is intended to leave them "free to love others non-exclusively and non-possessively." Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Author: Kathleen Norris Hospitality according to Luke Luke's approach to hospitality in Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 emphasises being a gracious recipient, overturning the normal boundaries of social class. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week Author: Marilyn Salmon Untamed Hospitality "Hospitality is rather a life we receive as we rely upon and respond to God and one another for the sake of God's Kingdom." Elizabeth Newman on understanding Christian hospitality as worship, economic, and political. Resource type: Article Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Elizabeth Newman Hospitality and Salvation Diana Butler Bass defines salvation as hospitality. Since Eden, all people have been strangers to their created identity, to each other, to the natural world. Salvation is God welcoming everyone back to the table. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: The Work of the People Author: Diana Butler Bass God's Call and Human Response This is a full worship planning resource on Exodus 3:1–15, Psalm 105, Romans 12:9–21 and Matthew 16:21–28. It includes liturgy planning, sermon notes, commentary, song suggestions, readings, prayers and more. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Discipleship Ministries Hospitality in a Multi-faith World Discussing what hospitality looks like when encountering people of other faiths, this video featuring Scott Alexander discusses how to witness to Muslims by building genuine relationships based on trust, respect, and communication. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: The Work of the People Author: Scott Alexander Full Text Hymns on Hospitality What a Fellowship, What a Joy DivinePD
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Teaching as a Christian Vocation Minori Nagahara writes that hope, grace, and hospitality are the keys to helping teachers flourish amid the obstacles and frustrations inherent in their work that could breed disillusionment. Resource type: Article Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Minori Nagahara Hospitality This commentary on Hebrews 13:1–3 sees hospitality as an underrated form of work, typically uncompensated. However, it is an act of faith in God's provision and faith that people are worth taking care of. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Theology of Work Project Author: Jon C Laansma Hospitality Hospitality is not the exclusive domain of Christian communities. But hospitality is profoundly important within Christian communities, and much energy is spent trying to discern what constitutes a deep, holy practice of hospitality. Resource type: Article Source: The Christian Century Author: Michael Fick Hospitality Christine Boer's children's message on 1 Peter 4:9 introduces children to the concept of hospitality. Hospitality is a way we can show others that Jesus welcomes them into His family. Resource type: Children's Sermon Source: Sermons 4 Kids Author: Christine DeBoer America, Hospitality, and Salvation In this video, Parker Palmer denounces the idea that America is a Christian nation, turning to the goodness of its pluralism, particularly to the practice of hospitality in many religions. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: The Work of the People Author: Parker J. Palmer Hospitality in Worship: A Reflection of God's Gracious Character Cindy Holtrop writes an essay about her passion for hospitality, rooted in grace. When we reflect God’s hospitality to us, the hospitality we extend to others becomes more than technique or task. Resource type: Article Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Author: Cindy Holtrop Worship Service - Welcoming and Hospitality Michele Hershberger offers a worship service centered on themes of hospitality and welcoming, including call to worship, music, dramatic readings, scripture readings, confession and assurance, communion, and benediction. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Michele Hershberger
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