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Thoughts from Pastor Gordon - Is it time to move from friendly to radical hospitality?
Thoughts from Pastor Gordon

Thoughts from Pastor Gordon - Is it time to move from friendly to radical hospitality?

“Radical hospitality” requires intentional invitation and welcome. It goes beyond greeters at the door and handshakes during worship to welcome every person as an honored guest. Certainly, being a “friendly” church is good. But being in ministry in a confused and hurting world calls for “radical hospitality,” which breathes our

Thoughts From Pastor Gordon - Radical Hospitality
Thoughts from Pastor Gordon

Thoughts From Pastor Gordon - Radical Hospitality

Hospitality is defined as the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers. Synonyms include: friendliness, hospitableness, warm reception, welcome, helpfulness, neighborliness, warmth, kindness, congeniality, geniality, cordiality, courtesy, and amenability. How does our congregation live into the words of Matthew 25:35, 40: “...I was a stranger