I misspoke in one of my recent sermons. I know. You’re not surprised that a preacher flubbed up. You’re only surprised that said preacher would admit it!
In biblical times, hospitality meant to entertain or receive a stranger into one’s home as an honored guest and to provide the guest with food, shelter and protection.
Sometimes resolution and healing cannot be reached. We believe that all things are possible with God's grace, but the human heart can close itself off from love and forgiveness and choose anger and brokenness.
On Aug. 9, 2014, the city of Ferguson, Mo., moved from being a little-known St. Louis suburb to an international headline.
Within a week’s time, a multi-car accident and a condominium fire claimed the lives of eight young people in central Missouri.