I think that hospitality is probably the most undervalued, but necessary gifts in the Christian world. Hospitality is to create inviting spaces where people feel safe, welcome and loved. And, there is nothing more needed in our current world than safe places for relationships to be created and cultivated.
Henri Nouwen writes: “Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where change can take place.”
I think this is so true, and that’s what we can be doing in our world – creating safe spaces for conversation and connection; creating loving spaces for relationships and motivation; creating holy spaces for God to do the work of transformation.
So, do want to do something holy, beautiful and life-changing? Why not invite someone over, create a safe place and just see what happens.