How Can We Not Invite?

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August 28, 2016. In Jesus’ day, it was honorable to give to the poor. But to invite them to your table was shameful. Today, Pastor Penny issues us a challenge: let’s help God grow our congregation by inviting people in. Sometimes we are afraid to be seen as “Bible thumping Christians.” But if we don’t invite people to join us, to share with them the rich food of faith that God has heaped on our plates, are we like the Pharisees in the gospels who hoarded the banquet for themselves?

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