The Christian faith presents friendship and hospitality not as luxuries but as necessities. God created us to live in bonds of society and friendship, not as lone rangers. In this book the author calls us back to the joyous obligations of friendships and hospitality. He spells out the biblical virtues that nurture both, as well as the stumbling blocks that will hinder us.
The heart of Christian reality is a society-a Trinity-of persons living with and for one another. God created us to live in bonds of society and friendship, not as lone rangers. The Christian faith presents friendship and hospitality not as luxuries but necessities. God does not save us in isolation but in community with other people. There is no possibility of living to the glory of God apart from godly companions. In this book, Steve Wilkins seeks to call us back to the joyous obligations of friendship and hospitality. Pastor Steve Wilkins (M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary) is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America and serves as pastor of Auburn Avenue Presbyterian Church, Monroe, Louisiana. He is the author of Call to Duty: The Sterling Nobility of Robert E. Lee (Cumberland House), and he and his wife Wendy have six children.