Jesus Wants an Awkward Thanksgiving Dinner
Why extending the table involves an uncomfortable hospitality.
He had just gotten back from the food pantry. He is the one who wheels his cart to the food bank each Tuesday, packs it up with food, and distributes it to others who may need it.
The Hospitable Gospel
Jesus modeled hospitality in the Gospels and commanded it in Acts
t too excited about this assignment, but he went to Saul, even with fear in his heart, because God told him to “get up and go.” God commanded hospitality and Ananias took him food.
Perched on the Shoulders of Giants (Part 2)
Building on Legacy for the Sake of Mission
streets. The Corinthian church grappled with the raw issues of devoting the whole of life to Christ, including food, conflict, legal issues, and sexuality.
Picking Up the Pieces of a Dissolved Congregation
When circumstances forced this Chicagoland church to shutter its doors, its people kept on ministering.
the hungry. But when the CCiD suffered from age creep and disbanded at the end of 2015, their food project, the Gleanings Ministry, was in trouble. It
My Home Has 'Murder' in Its Name
How Russell Jeung met Jesus among the Southeast Asian gangs of Oakland.
The first is food. When they greet you, they say, “Have you eaten yet?” Food is a love language—when you're starving, would you rather be told “I love you” or be fed?
Haiti Hurricane Displaces Sponsored Children
A third of Compassion’s 270 child centers shut down in wake of Hurricane Matthew.
“Our primary short-term priorities after partial assessment of the hurricane's impact include providing children and their families with food security and shelter, and to clean up and repair
Diaspora Missions: Who Is Sitting Behind You?
Invite an international student to share a meal with your family.
The students had their first taste of southern hospitality that included great food, an afternoon of fishing, kayaking, and visiting farms, and learning to “shag,” the official state dance.
Feasting and Fellowship in the Age of Food Allergies
Eating can be a source of fellowship—but in a fallen and allergy-ridden world, it can also present challenges.
Seth Hahne. Feasting and Fellowship in the Age of Food Allergies. Food Allergies' Upsurge and the Christian Feasting Tradition. Food allergies are growing more and more common.
Why I Forgave the Man I Once Plotted to Kill
Revenge fantasies were darkening my heart before I trusted in Jesus.
In the lull we could hear voices shouting instructions. If they found out my name, they would kill me. Fantasies of Food. ” We lived on fantasies of food.
Israel Accuses World Vision Gaza Staffer of Giving Millions to Hamas
(UPDATED) World Vision halts Gaza operations, but disputes Israel’s accusations of fraud.
World Vision worked with almost 40,000 children in Gaza last year, providing psychosocial help, medical supplies, food relief, and the re-establishment of agricultural livelihoods, it said.
A raunchy anti-Veggie Tales with surprising takes on atheism, faith, and tolerance.
Innuendo, profanity, drug use, racial slurs, and graphic sex (insofar as food items can have graphic sex) are all part of the film. I don't expect many CT readers will go to see it.
Introducing John Richards, The New BGCE Managing Director
I am very excited to welcome John Richards as our new Managing Director at the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism.
someone over for lunch or dinner. You never know where that conversation can go, because there's something disarming about gathering around some food.