Check in regularly with your neighbors to make sure they are doing well and see if they need any assistance. Be a willing listener to their stories; sometimes they might not have anyone else to talk to.
Community in Christ
Before we could set goals, routines, and fun activities for the weeks ahead, we needed to unpack the burdens of our hearts. We needed to remind each other that we are going to make it. My family is, and so is yours.
Hygge is self-edification, creating the feeling of comfort and security. But Christian hospitality focuses outward, creating a safe place for weary souls.
Coming Home: An Invitation to Join God’s Family IT WASN’T MEANT TO BE THIS WAY Our world is broken. We see evidence of this around us every day, in our communities, in the news headlines, and in our own hearts. As human beings, our natural inclination is toward selfishness. Sometimes it’s easy for us to …
The availability of church-based support groups for women with unplanned pregnancies, as well as strong partnerships with local pregnancy centers, can provide the hope that a young woman needs in order to choose life.
We know that our time with Pearl will be brief, so we do everything we can to prepare for our daughter’s birth.
Distrust of the church’s response to an unplanned pregnancy is widespread. Many women believe church members are more likely to gossip about a woman considering an abortion than to help her understand her options.
Author Laura Schupp and her husband, Thom, have been building community through hospitality for more than two decades. Laura hopes to pass along her skills and knowledge to her children.
From the neighborhood picnic to the family table, food has the power to bring people closer. Several writers tell how the experience of preparing and enjoying food has been important to their family.
The emotional and practical support offered by pregnancy clinic staffers can have the biggest impact on abortion-minded women and their partners.