THE TABLE IS A SACRED SPACE...


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Here are some ways you can create meaningful moments at the table with others:

  • Have dinner together in your home or at a restaurant.

  • Initiate a cup of coffee with a co-worker.

  • Organize a block party or backyard neighborhood BBQ.

  • Include others in your family celebrations.

  • Organize a happy hour with co-workers.

  • Create a group around a specific food (finding the best breakfast taco, brisket or queso).

  • Offer to provide pizza after an already-organized activity (kids' practice, work, etc)

  • Join with another couple to connect friends to friends.

  • Create an affinity group (i.e.. Beer & Bible)

  • Create a cooking class.


A DEVOTIONAL ON "EVANGELISM THROUGH HOSPITALITY" By The Life Christian Church

Use this short devotional (including daily readings) to consider how Jesus used the table to share grace.


ONLINE ARTICLE- SHOW HOSPITALITY AND SHARE THE GOSPEL by Tim Chester

Read this free online article to get a larger perspective of the table and a theological understanding of its importance.


RECOMMENDED READING (BOOK) - A MEAL WITH JESUS: DISCOVERING GRACE, COMMUNITY, AND MISSION AROUND THE TABLE By Tim Chester

The meals of Jesus represent something bigger. They represent a new world, a new kingdom, a new outlook. Tim Chester brings to light God’s purposes in the seemingly ordinary act of sharing a meal—how this everyday experience is really an opportunity for grace, community, and mission. Chester challenges contemporary understandings of hospitality as he urges us to evaluate who we invite to our table and why. Learn how you can foster grace and bless others through the rich fare being served in A Meal with Jesus.