Importance of hospitality

Importance of hospitality

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As a leader, it is essential to embody the virtue of hospitality, especially for Christians. In the early days of Christianity, it was common for traveling evangelists and teachers to be welcomed and supported by fellow Christians who provided them with shelter and nourishment. Extending invitations for communal meals is a wonderful practice, whether it’s to visitors, fellow church members, young individuals, or those in need. In today’s world, where many people battle with loneliness, the act of extending hospitality is all the more significant.

Furthermore, God calls us to be openhanded, considerate, and welcoming not only to fellow believers but also to those who may not share our faith. Through our acts of friendship and hospitality, we have the potential to lead some non-Christians to Christ.

Tosin 'Badeniyi, PhD

Tosin 'Badeniyi, PhD

Tosin ‘Badeniyi, a Professor at the Department of Biotechnology and Food Science at Durban University of Technology, South Africa, holds a doctoral degree in Food Science from University of Pretoria South Africa. Since 2001, he has conducted research and lectured internationally in the area of food quality and safety. He is the editor of Food Science and Technology: Trends and Future Prospects and has published numerous scientific publications as well as four inspirational books.

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