Weekend Edition - December 31
Book recommendations from Christianity Today, The Gospel Coalition, and Desiring God
Year – Nancy French. Since she's adopted — and had to vie for food as a small child — we never want her to think she's competing for scarce resources.
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.
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.
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.
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
Compassion: 145,000 Children Could Lose Sponsorship by Christmas
Christian charity's largest country, India, no longer lets it transfer money. And now it's run out.
“The remaining 96 percent is the routine but essential provision of food, medicine, clothing, school fees and related humanitarian aid to support tens of thousands of at-risk infants
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
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.
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?