Category Archives: Meals

The Disappearance of Biblical Hospitality?

from Missional Church Network by Brad Brisco The past few months I have been doing research on the topic of “biblical hospitality” for a workbook that my friend Lance Ford and I are doing with The House Studio. I use … Continue reading

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Shane Claiborne: Barriers to Compassion in the City of Love

  by Shane Claiborne 03-22-2012 | 2:09pm "The Feeding of the Five-Thousand," Attributed to Ambrosius Francken the Elder. Via Getty Images. Last week, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, announced a citywide ban on “outdoor feeding” of the homeless. This ban which … Continue reading

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The Holiness Movement ….. Perfection = Separation?

The below is the first in a series of articles in response to a book called ‘Holiness in the Gospels’ by Dr. Kent Brower. I had sat in classes led by Kent and I have to say that not one … Continue reading

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Would Wesley like House Groups?

If you are from the Wesleyan tradition like myself, you are probably able to attend a house group. It is something akin to Wesley’s ‘Classes’, where people can gather and grow in Christ and therefore holiness….. but is it as … Continue reading

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The “Casualness” of Hospitality

by Brad Brisco In preparation for a new writing project that my friend Lance Ford and I are working on, I have been doing some extra study on the topic of biblical hospitality. I use the adjective “biblical” to differentiate … Continue reading

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