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Read online Strangers at My Door: An Experiment in Radical Hospitality.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Strangers at My Door: An Experiment in Radical Hospitality Jesus Told Us Where to Find Him What If He Really Meant It b b b Jesus is never far away Just look for an outcast .

His first followers knew that Jesus could be found with the fatherless the widows and the hungry and homeless He said that he himself was a stranger and commended those who welcomed him If he really meant these things what would happen if you opened your door to every person who came with a need .

Jonathan and Leah Wilson Hartgrove decided to find out The author and his wife moved to the Walltown neighborhood in Durham North Carolina where they have been answering the door to anyone who knocks When they began they had little idea what might happen But they counted on God to show up .

In i Strangers at My Door i Wilson Hartgrove tells of risks and occasional disappointments But far more often there is joy surprise and excitement as strangers become friends mentors and helpers Immerse yourself in these inspiring eye opening accounts of people who arrive with real needs but ask only for an invitation to come in You will never view Jesus and the people he cares about the same way again by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

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Strangers at My Door: An Experiment in Radical Hospitality
Title:Strangers at My Door: An Experiment in Radical Hospitality
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Number of Pages:224
Category:Non fiction, Christian, Religion, Memoir
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This practical guide to the good life details how to enjoy a rich satisfying lifestyle no matter how much or how little money you have Rather than being at the mercy of unpredictable market factors you ll learn how to thrive in God s economy of abundance as you tap into a wealth of community and generosity, b Jesus Told Us Where to Find Him What If He Really Meant It b br b b br Jesus is never far away Just look for an outcast br br His first followers knew that Jesus could be found with the fatherless the widows and the hungry and homeless He said that he himself was a stranger and commended those who welcomed him If he really meant these things what would happen if you opened your door to every person who came with a need br br Jonathan and Leah Wilson Hartgrove decided to find out The author and his wife moved to the Walltown neighborhood in Durham North Carolina where they have been answering the door to anyone who knocks When they began they had little idea what might happen But they counted on God to show up br br In i Strangers at My Door i Wilson Hartgrove tells of risks and occasional disappointments But far more often there is joy surprise and excitement as strangers become friends mentors and helpers Immerse yourself in these inspiring eye opening accounts of people who arrive with real needs but ask only for an invitation to come in You will never view Jesus and the people he cares about the same way again, According to Jonathan Wilson Hartgrove faithful action is always inspired and sustained by common convictions the basic truths that have sustained God s people throughout every generation br br br em The Awakening of Hope em re presents Christian faith by beginning with stories of faithful witness and asking Why Why do Christians eat together Why do we fast Why would we rather die than kill These are the questions that help us see why creation and the fall covenant and community ethics and evangelism matter br br br This book and its accompanying DVD sold separately is a contemporary catechism celebrating lives and stories that wouldn t make sense if the gospel were not true And then going one step further this project shares the good news of Jesus and the way of life that he makes possible, Prayer is not so much about convincing God to do what we want God to do as it is about convincing ourselves to do what God wants us to do from the Introduction Activists Shane Claiborne and Jonathan Wilson Hartgrove show how prayer and action must go together Their exposition of key Bible passages provides concrete examples of how a life of prayer fuels social engagement and the work of justice Phrases like give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors take on new meaning when applied to feeding the hungry or advocating for international debt relief If you hope to see God change society you must be an ordinary radical who prays and then is ready to become the answer to your own prayers