Radical Hospitality

Dear Church,

This past Sunday I preached on “radical hospitality.” Radical hospitality is understanding that our belonging is tied up in the belonging of others; it is recognizing the call to give up our power or ownership in spaces we inhabit; it is welcome informed by the pursuit of justice. There are many ways that churches can practice radical hospitality, … Read the rest

The Church at Work on the Border

By Gail Hanula

“Aid Worker arrested for giving water to two men who illegally crossed the US/Mexico border.”  What, I thought, shouldn’t the crime be NOT giving water to people in need?  It took 2 years for this young man to be found not guilty, and the image of someone leaving a jug of water for a thirsty traveler stayed … Read the rest