All Resources on Fellowship & Hospitality

Advice for Christian Loners

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 212, Pastor John talks about the importance of relationships.

Christian Unity and the Cross

1 Corinthians 1:10-17

Sermons

by John Piper

The cross undermines the deepest basis of disunity and lays a new foundation for unity.

Hospitality, Handicapped and the Open Heart

Articles

by John Piper

Too many people in the world steer clear of wheelchairs. Let it not be so with Christ's people.

He Knows My Name! He Knows My Name!

John 10:3

Articles

by John Piper

Knowing someone's name opens up the miracle of fellowship.

Toward a Theology of Church Picnics

Articles

by John Piper

If picnics don’t have to do with God, then we may as well close up shop.

Marriage, Singleness, and the Christian Virtue of Hospitality

1 Peter 4:7-11

Sermons

by John Piper

How can we live in a way that shows that the church is our family?

The Nature of the Unity We Seek

Sunday Evening Message

1 Corinthians 1:10

Sermons

by John Piper

We should aim at full doctrinal unity and full heart unity.

On Sharing Your Own Soul

1 Thessalonians 2:1-12

Sermons

by John Piper

Where the gospel flourishes people share their souls—their joys, guilts, fears, and passions.

Strategic Hospitality

Romans 12:9-13

Sermons

by John Piper

Our homes and apartments should stand constantly ready for strategic hospitality—a readiness to welcome people who don't ordinarily live there.

Who Should We Invite to Thanksgiving Dinner?

Luke 14:12-14

Sermons

by John Piper

Who you invite to share in your abundance shows where your treasure is.

Explosive Fellowship

Acts 12:1-17

Sermons

by John Piper

This age is too evil for us to treat fellowship as a kind of comfortable togetherness that has no transforming, empowering, explosive effect.

Consider Each Other How to Stir Up Love

Hebrews 10:23-25

Sermons

by John Piper

Consider others—study them, know them, figure them out—to the end that you stimulate them to love and good deeds.

Lavish Giving, Loving Guests, Living Christ

Romans 12:13

Sermons

by John Piper

Christ’s promise to meet all of our needs is what frees us from fear and greed and enables us to joyfully share with others.

The Law of Christ

Bearing Each Other's Burdens

Galatians 6:1-5

Sermons

by John Piper

If we really care about a person's ultimate welfare, we will confront them with their sin as well as comfort them in their trouble.