A Cup of Cold Water: Hospitality at Its Best

A Cup of Cold Water: Hospitality at Its Best

by Debbie Rottier

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"Just another day in hospitality" turned into something significant and influential when Debbie Rottier said yes to the call of the ministry. "This is what I want to do," she prayed. "I want to serve the saints, reach out to the lonely, and minister to those who bless our mission with their teachings." All of a sudden, the drudgery she had once felt was replaced with anticipation for each new day, fresh with inspiration, creativity, and a continuous flow of the gifting God had instilled in her.

In A Cup of Cold Water Debbie Rottier shows that what makes a person or a home hospitable can be as simple as offering a stranger or friend something to drink. Her rich experiences, practical and creative suggestions, and time-tested recipes invite readers around the world to first and foremost consider the love of Jesus Christ in ministering to others.

In these pages you will:

• Learn how to get started in servinghome, church, and ministry communities
• Receive new inspiration in offering hospitality even when your schedule is already full
• Discover ways to serve cross-culturally in the nations of the world
• Learn specifics on handling hospitality set up, clean up, and everything else that might come up
• Find reproducible checklists and recipes to use in ministry

"Showing hospitality is not something we do; it is who we are and what we live. Debbie has done an amazing job helping new generation YWAMers understand the heart of God in living a lifestyle of hospitality. Her book is like a cup of cold water, refreshing every time!"
--Marjolein Coghi, YWAM base leader, San José, Costa Rica

"In 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1, Paul includes hospitality as a requirement for spiritual leadership. Why is it so important? Because it expresses the heart of God to honor people and embrace what is new, foreign, or different. . . . I commend Debbie [Rottier] to you. Learn from her all you can about this important spiritual leadership gift-hospitality."
--Loren Cunningham, Founder, Youth With A Mission

"I wish every host or hostess could read and apply the advice given in this book. Battle-weary missionaries will thank you for your efforts."
--Roger Reeck, Wycliffe Bible Translators, La Ceiba, Honduras

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148657149
Publisher: YWAM Publishing
Publication date: 07/29/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 172
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Debbie Rottier joined Youth With A Mission in 1982. She has managed ministry hospitality departments, run hospitality seminars, and provided oversight to hospitality teams for major events and conferences throughout YWAM. She has a special heart for missionary moms. Debbie, her husband, Arnold, and their three children serve together in YWAM.

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