Showing Hospitality

Only One More Day Left for Domestic Kingdom!

April 14, 2014 Devotional Mundane

The time has finally come! Domestic Kingdom will be taken offline starting on Tuesday. (Is this announcement confusing? See this post for a brief explanation.) Quick! One last time- check out all the outstanding content on applying the gospel to the mundane from a few dozen contributors!

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Cruciform Hospitality

March 22, 2013 Showing Hospitality
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by Priya Samuel I come from a culture where high moral standards, obedience to parents, hospitality, modesty, a wife’s submission to her husband, and other things were traditions passed down from generation to generation. For example, when it comes to hospitality, I jump right into action like a trained poodle. Too often I have the […]

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Jesus is the True and Better Host

February 21, 2013 Showing Hospitality
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[Excerpt taken from Glimpses of Grace by Gloria Furman copyright ©2013. Used by permission of Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers, Wheaton, Il 60187, www.crossway.org.] Jesus is the True and Better Host I might try a number of strategies to fix my greed/pride/selfish­ness problem, but true repentance is elusive in my self-motivated strategies […]

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How Jesus Frees Us to Love Our Neighbor

November 7, 2012 Devotional Mundane
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by Gloria Furman A few years ago our family stayed in a church’s guesthouse for two wonderful, jet-lagged, rainy weeks. We always enjoy our visits to that city and look forward to the refreshing fellowship we have with our friends. Plus the tamales at the restaurant down the road from the church are to die […]

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Showing Hospitality Despite Our Messes

August 13, 2012 Showing Hospitality
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by Britney Hamm “He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?”-Romans 8:32 An unexpected knock on the door. What? I’m not expecting anyone! The house is a mess! How much can I pick up on my […]

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Kristen’s Krispies, a tale of hospitality & grace

August 8, 2012 Showing Hospitality
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by Kristen Narara When I was about 7 years old and other little girls were playing with dolls and glitter pens, I used to pretend I owned a hotel – a bed & breakfast to be precise. I created menus with special yellow paper and listed delectable items to serve my family for breakfast. Scrambled […]

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“Here is Our God” TGC Nat’l Women’s Conference

June 13, 2012 Devotional Mundane

Next week I (Gloria) will be flying out with my family to Orlando, Florida. Twenty-five hours after we board the plane in Dubai we’ll be checking in to our hotel in Orlando. It will be quite the intercontinental trip! But it’s going to be worth every single “Are we there yet?” and every adventure in […]

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The Heart of My Risotto

June 11, 2012 Inspiring Homemaking

by Samantha Muthiah The Heart In a previous post about cake, I shared with you that I was suffering from a severe lack of motivation in the kitchen. I had realised that my lack of motivation went deeper than drawing a blank when I looked in my cupboards. My inaction was actually rooted in my […]

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The quotable Elizabeth

May 5, 2012 Inspiring Homemaking
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Last week we interviewed Elizabeth Bass and split her interview into parts. When I realized that I had incorporated some of Elizabeth’s insights from the second half of her interview into my everyday vernacular already, I got more excited to pass this encouragement on to you all. A few memorable quotes to look for… Is […]

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Sharing is caring

March 9, 2012 Showing Hospitality
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by Gloria Furman “Someday when we have a guest room,” I used to say to myself, “we’ll be able to take care of people.” But then God used some new friends to help change my paradigm for hospitality. These new friends heard that we would be traveling up to their city on a regular basis. […]

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Grace in the Mundane – an update

March 5, 2012 Devotional Mundane
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by Gloria Furman I’m a verbal processor who needs to have something to write on. I was that little girl who always kept a diary hidden somewhere in her room. Once I kept my diary in a Popple, a stuffed animal with a kangaroo-like pocket. Most of my childhood diaries have been lost in time, […]

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On redeeming your limited time

February 28, 2012 Sanctifying Relationships

We heard from Keri Folmar a few weeks ago as part of our interview series. Keri answered our interview questions about how she personally makes effective use of her limited time. We wanted to write a separate post with her answers to highlight the intentionality and passion of this sister’s example as she follows Christ. […]

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