Respectability and Hospitality (and Friendship and Fidelity)

Hospitality is especially important for elders because their teaching and ruling responsibilities do not necessarily require them, unlike deacons, to be mixing regularly with strangers, the lonely, widows, and the poor. And yet in too many churches pastors and other elders are not expected to exercise hospitality.┬áNow this may be because churches are sensitive to … Continue reading Respectability and Hospitality (and Friendship and Fidelity)