Hospitality: Study and Reflection Guide

Hospitality: Study and Reflection Guide

by David O. Jenkins
     
 

In this study from the series Living the Good Life Together, you and your group will explore questions about hospitality, such as:

What does it mean to give and receive welcome?

What can we learn from this practice? Why is it risky? In this study, David O. Jenkins helps us to understand why hospitality is basic to our lives as Christians. Topics

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In this study from the series Living the Good Life Together, you and your group will explore questions about hospitality, such as:

What does it mean to give and receive welcome?

What can we learn from this practice? Why is it risky? In this study, David O. Jenkins helps us to understand why hospitality is basic to our lives as Christians. Topics include:


  • Receiving Welcome

  • Risking Welcome

  • Risking Worship

  • Risking Justice

As part of the study, you will read from this book, reflecting on the ideas presented and recording your thoughts and responses. Then, in weekly group meetings, you will share your thoughts and hear the insights of others. Each meeting will include a video exploring the topic of hospitality through interviews, mini-documentaries, personal testimonies, dramatic readings, and Scripture.

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David O. Jenkins has a lifelong commitment to studying and living the way in which the Christian faith impacts and changes life, especially in urban areas. A longtime member of L’Arche International, he formerly served as Executive Director of the Christian Council of Metropolitan Atlanta, which operated four homeless shelters and a refugee resettlement ministry. Currently David teaches at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University, and co-directs Candler’s Office of Contextual Education.

For more information, go to www.livingthegoodlifetogether.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780687466917
Publisher:
Abingdon Press
Publication date:
08/01/2007
Edition description:
Study Guid
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(d)

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