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Tag: biblical hospitality

Changing the World from Your Front Door

Let’s be honest, hospitality gets a bad rap. We have hijacked the definition of hospitality and replaced it with social entertaining that conjures up ideas of perfectly adorned rooms, dinner parties, and elaborate table settings. But, wha... Read More »

Biblical Hospitality From Her Bed

Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.” (Rom. 15:7). …as Christ has welcomed you. In her book, Table Life: Saving the Hospitality of Jesus in your Home, author Joanne Thompson says “opening up ... Read More »

Making Your Home A Place of Delight

A while ago I was flipping through the stations on the television when I came across a show on HGTV that was all about how to accomplish big style in small spaces. They were featuring beautiful lofts and studio spaces in several prominent c... Read More »

Simple Acts of Love To Help Hurting Hearts

They were beautiful.  Adorned with a tattered piece of twine and arranged in an old mason jar, the tiny bouquet of blooming pink peonies and budding green hydrangeas was the sweetest gesture.  Adding to the sweetness, the flowers were acc... Read More »

Welcoming Others As God Has Welcomed Us

Last fall, my family and I relocated to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, because my husband accepted his first vocational ministry position at a church here. As we continue to get settled into our new house and better acquainted with our new communi... Read More »

Why Your Life Needs a “Red Door”

According to early American history, a red door signified that a home was welcoming. The red door was a way of communicating to tired travelers, traveling by horse and buggy, that this was a safe place to rest for the night and have a warm ... Read More »

Burnt Aprons and The Gospel

My Anthropologie apron and I have been through a lot together.  Its charred yellow polka dot fabric, singed teal ruffle, and frayed fuchsia waist ties tell stories of my many battles with macaroons, meringue pie, and Crock-Pot Mac ‘n che... Read More »

Decorating for Real Life

A home straight from the pages of House Beautiful.  I had just moved into my first apartment and I could not wait to start decorating.  Never mind that the space was only 492 square feet with retro fixtures, century-old appliances, and…... Read More »