The Gospel Comes with a House Key

The Gospel Comes with a House Key

The Gospel Comes with a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World About The Gospel Comes with a House Key The word hospitality often invokes a scene of a gracious, impeccably fashioned host welcoming guests into a beautifully appointed home prepared with perfectly-presented meals. However, when the Bible calls Christians to be hospitabl The Gospel Comes with a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World About...

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Title:The Gospel Comes with a House Key
Author:Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
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Genres:Christian
ISBN:143355786X
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:240 pages pages

The Gospel Comes with a House Key Reviews

  • Laura
    May 26, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

  • Andrea
    Jul 12, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

  • Jennifer McMaster
    Jul 05, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

    In The Gospel Comes With a House Key Rosaria Butterfield beckons the Church to practice what she calls, ?radically ordinary hospitality,? and she and her husband Kent lead the way. The potency of Butterfield?s book comes from her storytelling. She obviously subscribes to the m...

    I finished a book today that will rank as one of the hardest I have ever had to read. The Gospel Comes With a House Key is by Rosaria Butterfield and is published by Crossway. This is the information about Dr. Butterfield from the publisher?s website: Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, ...

    I found this book inspiring as I read about the radical, all-out hospitality of the Butterfields. It is a kick in the seat of the pants to those who do not have time or inclination to use the things God has given them to share with others. And not just others within the church. The But...

  • Jon
    Jul 30, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

    In The Gospel Comes With a House Key Rosaria Butterfield beckons the Church to practice what she calls, ?radically ordinary hospitality,? and she and her husband Kent lead the way. The potency of Butterfield?s book comes from her storytelling. She obviously subscribes to the m...

    I finished a book today that will rank as one of the hardest I have ever had to read. The Gospel Comes With a House Key is by Rosaria Butterfield and is published by Crossway. This is the information about Dr. Butterfield from the publisher?s website: Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, ...

    I found this book inspiring as I read about the radical, all-out hospitality of the Butterfields. It is a kick in the seat of the pants to those who do not have time or inclination to use the things God has given them to share with others. And not just others within the church. The But...

    God did a big work in my heart regarding hospitality last year during Hurricane Harvey. We found ourselves, for one night and one day, in terrifying and desperate need of rescue and hospitality, and God used church friends and generous college-student strangers to provide that for us. ...

    In a post-Christian society, I am more and more convinced that the best way forward is Christians practicing the lost art of hospitality. And Rosaria is a prime example of why. She explains throughout the book that hospitality is not simply having good food when guests come over. Hospi...

    I loved her first book, I love hearing her speak in person, so I suppose it?s no surprise that I would love her second book as well. I so appreciate this sister-in-Christ spurring me on to love and good deeds. She doesn?t give one a pass on the place biblical hospitality should hav...

    Fantastic book! I don?t usually write reviews but this one deserves much praise. A true picture of the Gospel walked out in every day life. This book has challenged me, brought me to tears, made me laugh and encouraged my soul. I can not recommend this book enough! ...

    A simple yet deeply needed message for the Church living in a postmodern world. The most beautiful aspect of this book is the idea that when we practice radically ordinary hospitality, we have an opportunity to proclaim the Gospel to our unbelieving neighbors, and thus have hope that t...

    Butterfield's latest is a solid contribution into an area of Christian living that is not often spoken of: the practice of hospitality. With the ultimate aim of leading people to Christ, as was her story, "the purpose of radically ordinary hospitality" she says, "is to take the han...

    This is probably one of the best books I've ever read. Rosaria's story is compelling, and her writing has been used to open my eyes to what Scripture says about Christian hospitality. I recommend this book to anyone, Christian or not. ...

    This book was just fantastic! This is required reading for all of us on what Rosaria calls "radical ordinary hospitality". I loved all of her stories, especially the one about her mother coming to faith 2 days before she died and about the worship service at their house during the snow...

    Simply excellent. This is a transformational read. ...

  • Kristin O.
    May 11, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

  • Justin Heck
    May 14, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

    In The Gospel Comes With a House Key Rosaria Butterfield beckons the Church to practice what she calls, ?radically ordinary hospitality,? and she and her husband Kent lead the way. The potency of Butterfield?s book comes from her storytelling. She obviously subscribes to the m...

    I finished a book today that will rank as one of the hardest I have ever had to read. The Gospel Comes With a House Key is by Rosaria Butterfield and is published by Crossway. This is the information about Dr. Butterfield from the publisher?s website: Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, ...

    I found this book inspiring as I read about the radical, all-out hospitality of the Butterfields. It is a kick in the seat of the pants to those who do not have time or inclination to use the things God has given them to share with others. And not just others within the church. The But...

    God did a big work in my heart regarding hospitality last year during Hurricane Harvey. We found ourselves, for one night and one day, in terrifying and desperate need of rescue and hospitality, and God used church friends and generous college-student strangers to provide that for us. ...

    In a post-Christian society, I am more and more convinced that the best way forward is Christians practicing the lost art of hospitality. And Rosaria is a prime example of why. She explains throughout the book that hospitality is not simply having good food when guests come over. Hospi...

    I loved her first book, I love hearing her speak in person, so I suppose it?s no surprise that I would love her second book as well. I so appreciate this sister-in-Christ spurring me on to love and good deeds. She doesn?t give one a pass on the place biblical hospitality should hav...

    Fantastic book! I don?t usually write reviews but this one deserves much praise. A true picture of the Gospel walked out in every day life. This book has challenged me, brought me to tears, made me laugh and encouraged my soul. I can not recommend this book enough! ...

    A simple yet deeply needed message for the Church living in a postmodern world. The most beautiful aspect of this book is the idea that when we practice radically ordinary hospitality, we have an opportunity to proclaim the Gospel to our unbelieving neighbors, and thus have hope that t...

    Butterfield's latest is a solid contribution into an area of Christian living that is not often spoken of: the practice of hospitality. With the ultimate aim of leading people to Christ, as was her story, "the purpose of radically ordinary hospitality" she says, "is to take the han...

    This is probably one of the best books I've ever read. Rosaria's story is compelling, and her writing has been used to open my eyes to what Scripture says about Christian hospitality. I recommend this book to anyone, Christian or not. ...

  • NinaB
    May 07, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

  • Jeremy
    May 10, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

  • Jessi
    Apr 06, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

  • Blake
    Apr 20, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

    In The Gospel Comes With a House Key Rosaria Butterfield beckons the Church to practice what she calls, ?radically ordinary hospitality,? and she and her husband Kent lead the way. The potency of Butterfield?s book comes from her storytelling. She obviously subscribes to the m...

    I finished a book today that will rank as one of the hardest I have ever had to read. The Gospel Comes With a House Key is by Rosaria Butterfield and is published by Crossway. This is the information about Dr. Butterfield from the publisher?s website: Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, ...

    I found this book inspiring as I read about the radical, all-out hospitality of the Butterfields. It is a kick in the seat of the pants to those who do not have time or inclination to use the things God has given them to share with others. And not just others within the church. The But...

    God did a big work in my heart regarding hospitality last year during Hurricane Harvey. We found ourselves, for one night and one day, in terrifying and desperate need of rescue and hospitality, and God used church friends and generous college-student strangers to provide that for us. ...

    In a post-Christian society, I am more and more convinced that the best way forward is Christians practicing the lost art of hospitality. And Rosaria is a prime example of why. She explains throughout the book that hospitality is not simply having good food when guests come over. Hospi...

    I loved her first book, I love hearing her speak in person, so I suppose it?s no surprise that I would love her second book as well. I so appreciate this sister-in-Christ spurring me on to love and good deeds. She doesn?t give one a pass on the place biblical hospitality should hav...

    Fantastic book! I don?t usually write reviews but this one deserves much praise. A true picture of the Gospel walked out in every day life. This book has challenged me, brought me to tears, made me laugh and encouraged my soul. I can not recommend this book enough! ...

    A simple yet deeply needed message for the Church living in a postmodern world. The most beautiful aspect of this book is the idea that when we practice radically ordinary hospitality, we have an opportunity to proclaim the Gospel to our unbelieving neighbors, and thus have hope that t...

    Butterfield's latest is a solid contribution into an area of Christian living that is not often spoken of: the practice of hospitality. With the ultimate aim of leading people to Christ, as was her story, "the purpose of radically ordinary hospitality" she says, "is to take the han...

    This is probably one of the best books I've ever read. Rosaria's story is compelling, and her writing has been used to open my eyes to what Scripture says about Christian hospitality. I recommend this book to anyone, Christian or not. ...

    This book was just fantastic! This is required reading for all of us on what Rosaria calls "radical ordinary hospitality". I loved all of her stories, especially the one about her mother coming to faith 2 days before she died and about the worship service at their house during the snow...

    Simply excellent. This is a transformational read. ...

    Phenomenal book. Both convicting and worshipful. Regardless of what you think you know about hospitality for the sake of the gospel-there is much to be learned from this author. ...

    An absolutely excellent book, by Rosaria Butterfield. I've never met Rosaria, but through her writings, I almost feel like we are neighbors. If you've read her book, "The Secret Thoughts of An Unlikely Convert," you've read her amazing testimony of how Christ saved her from a life of r...

  • Jonathan
    Jun 28, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

    In The Gospel Comes With a House Key Rosaria Butterfield beckons the Church to practice what she calls, ?radically ordinary hospitality,? and she and her husband Kent lead the way. The potency of Butterfield?s book comes from her storytelling. She obviously subscribes to the m...

    I finished a book today that will rank as one of the hardest I have ever had to read. The Gospel Comes With a House Key is by Rosaria Butterfield and is published by Crossway. This is the information about Dr. Butterfield from the publisher?s website: Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, ...

    I found this book inspiring as I read about the radical, all-out hospitality of the Butterfields. It is a kick in the seat of the pants to those who do not have time or inclination to use the things God has given them to share with others. And not just others within the church. The But...

    God did a big work in my heart regarding hospitality last year during Hurricane Harvey. We found ourselves, for one night and one day, in terrifying and desperate need of rescue and hospitality, and God used church friends and generous college-student strangers to provide that for us. ...

    In a post-Christian society, I am more and more convinced that the best way forward is Christians practicing the lost art of hospitality. And Rosaria is a prime example of why. She explains throughout the book that hospitality is not simply having good food when guests come over. Hospi...

    I loved her first book, I love hearing her speak in person, so I suppose it?s no surprise that I would love her second book as well. I so appreciate this sister-in-Christ spurring me on to love and good deeds. She doesn?t give one a pass on the place biblical hospitality should hav...

    Fantastic book! I don?t usually write reviews but this one deserves much praise. A true picture of the Gospel walked out in every day life. This book has challenged me, brought me to tears, made me laugh and encouraged my soul. I can not recommend this book enough! ...

  • Kim
    May 15, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

    In The Gospel Comes With a House Key Rosaria Butterfield beckons the Church to practice what she calls, ?radically ordinary hospitality,? and she and her husband Kent lead the way. The potency of Butterfield?s book comes from her storytelling. She obviously subscribes to the m...

    I finished a book today that will rank as one of the hardest I have ever had to read. The Gospel Comes With a House Key is by Rosaria Butterfield and is published by Crossway. This is the information about Dr. Butterfield from the publisher?s website: Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, ...

    I found this book inspiring as I read about the radical, all-out hospitality of the Butterfields. It is a kick in the seat of the pants to those who do not have time or inclination to use the things God has given them to share with others. And not just others within the church. The But...

    God did a big work in my heart regarding hospitality last year during Hurricane Harvey. We found ourselves, for one night and one day, in terrifying and desperate need of rescue and hospitality, and God used church friends and generous college-student strangers to provide that for us. ...

  • Ben House
    Jul 06, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

    In The Gospel Comes With a House Key Rosaria Butterfield beckons the Church to practice what she calls, ?radically ordinary hospitality,? and she and her husband Kent lead the way. The potency of Butterfield?s book comes from her storytelling. She obviously subscribes to the m...

    I finished a book today that will rank as one of the hardest I have ever had to read. The Gospel Comes With a House Key is by Rosaria Butterfield and is published by Crossway. This is the information about Dr. Butterfield from the publisher?s website: Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, ...

  • Matthew Mitchell
    Apr 28, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

    In The Gospel Comes With a House Key Rosaria Butterfield beckons the Church to practice what she calls, ?radically ordinary hospitality,? and she and her husband Kent lead the way. The potency of Butterfield?s book comes from her storytelling. She obviously subscribes to the m...

  • Delaney
    Jun 12, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

    In The Gospel Comes With a House Key Rosaria Butterfield beckons the Church to practice what she calls, ?radically ordinary hospitality,? and she and her husband Kent lead the way. The potency of Butterfield?s book comes from her storytelling. She obviously subscribes to the m...

    I finished a book today that will rank as one of the hardest I have ever had to read. The Gospel Comes With a House Key is by Rosaria Butterfield and is published by Crossway. This is the information about Dr. Butterfield from the publisher?s website: Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, ...

    I found this book inspiring as I read about the radical, all-out hospitality of the Butterfields. It is a kick in the seat of the pants to those who do not have time or inclination to use the things God has given them to share with others. And not just others within the church. The But...

    God did a big work in my heart regarding hospitality last year during Hurricane Harvey. We found ourselves, for one night and one day, in terrifying and desperate need of rescue and hospitality, and God used church friends and generous college-student strangers to provide that for us. ...

    In a post-Christian society, I am more and more convinced that the best way forward is Christians practicing the lost art of hospitality. And Rosaria is a prime example of why. She explains throughout the book that hospitality is not simply having good food when guests come over. Hospi...

    I loved her first book, I love hearing her speak in person, so I suppose it?s no surprise that I would love her second book as well. I so appreciate this sister-in-Christ spurring me on to love and good deeds. She doesn?t give one a pass on the place biblical hospitality should hav...

    Fantastic book! I don?t usually write reviews but this one deserves much praise. A true picture of the Gospel walked out in every day life. This book has challenged me, brought me to tears, made me laugh and encouraged my soul. I can not recommend this book enough! ...

    A simple yet deeply needed message for the Church living in a postmodern world. The most beautiful aspect of this book is the idea that when we practice radically ordinary hospitality, we have an opportunity to proclaim the Gospel to our unbelieving neighbors, and thus have hope that t...

  • Kelly Sauskojus
    Jul 26, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

  • Bambi Moore
    May 26, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

  • Christina Baehr
    Jun 24, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

  • Craig Turnbull
    Jul 11, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

    In The Gospel Comes With a House Key Rosaria Butterfield beckons the Church to practice what she calls, ?radically ordinary hospitality,? and she and her husband Kent lead the way. The potency of Butterfield?s book comes from her storytelling. She obviously subscribes to the m...

    I finished a book today that will rank as one of the hardest I have ever had to read. The Gospel Comes With a House Key is by Rosaria Butterfield and is published by Crossway. This is the information about Dr. Butterfield from the publisher?s website: Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, ...

    I found this book inspiring as I read about the radical, all-out hospitality of the Butterfields. It is a kick in the seat of the pants to those who do not have time or inclination to use the things God has given them to share with others. And not just others within the church. The But...

    God did a big work in my heart regarding hospitality last year during Hurricane Harvey. We found ourselves, for one night and one day, in terrifying and desperate need of rescue and hospitality, and God used church friends and generous college-student strangers to provide that for us. ...

    In a post-Christian society, I am more and more convinced that the best way forward is Christians practicing the lost art of hospitality. And Rosaria is a prime example of why. She explains throughout the book that hospitality is not simply having good food when guests come over. Hospi...

    I loved her first book, I love hearing her speak in person, so I suppose it?s no surprise that I would love her second book as well. I so appreciate this sister-in-Christ spurring me on to love and good deeds. She doesn?t give one a pass on the place biblical hospitality should hav...

    Fantastic book! I don?t usually write reviews but this one deserves much praise. A true picture of the Gospel walked out in every day life. This book has challenged me, brought me to tears, made me laugh and encouraged my soul. I can not recommend this book enough! ...

    A simple yet deeply needed message for the Church living in a postmodern world. The most beautiful aspect of this book is the idea that when we practice radically ordinary hospitality, we have an opportunity to proclaim the Gospel to our unbelieving neighbors, and thus have hope that t...

    Butterfield's latest is a solid contribution into an area of Christian living that is not often spoken of: the practice of hospitality. With the ultimate aim of leading people to Christ, as was her story, "the purpose of radically ordinary hospitality" she says, "is to take the han...

  • Mark Lickliter
    Jul 15, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

    In The Gospel Comes With a House Key Rosaria Butterfield beckons the Church to practice what she calls, ?radically ordinary hospitality,? and she and her husband Kent lead the way. The potency of Butterfield?s book comes from her storytelling. She obviously subscribes to the m...

    I finished a book today that will rank as one of the hardest I have ever had to read. The Gospel Comes With a House Key is by Rosaria Butterfield and is published by Crossway. This is the information about Dr. Butterfield from the publisher?s website: Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, ...

    I found this book inspiring as I read about the radical, all-out hospitality of the Butterfields. It is a kick in the seat of the pants to those who do not have time or inclination to use the things God has given them to share with others. And not just others within the church. The But...

    God did a big work in my heart regarding hospitality last year during Hurricane Harvey. We found ourselves, for one night and one day, in terrifying and desperate need of rescue and hospitality, and God used church friends and generous college-student strangers to provide that for us. ...

    In a post-Christian society, I am more and more convinced that the best way forward is Christians practicing the lost art of hospitality. And Rosaria is a prime example of why. She explains throughout the book that hospitality is not simply having good food when guests come over. Hospi...

    I loved her first book, I love hearing her speak in person, so I suppose it?s no surprise that I would love her second book as well. I so appreciate this sister-in-Christ spurring me on to love and good deeds. She doesn?t give one a pass on the place biblical hospitality should hav...

    Fantastic book! I don?t usually write reviews but this one deserves much praise. A true picture of the Gospel walked out in every day life. This book has challenged me, brought me to tears, made me laugh and encouraged my soul. I can not recommend this book enough! ...

    A simple yet deeply needed message for the Church living in a postmodern world. The most beautiful aspect of this book is the idea that when we practice radically ordinary hospitality, we have an opportunity to proclaim the Gospel to our unbelieving neighbors, and thus have hope that t...

    Butterfield's latest is a solid contribution into an area of Christian living that is not often spoken of: the practice of hospitality. With the ultimate aim of leading people to Christ, as was her story, "the purpose of radically ordinary hospitality" she says, "is to take the han...

    This is probably one of the best books I've ever read. Rosaria's story is compelling, and her writing has been used to open my eyes to what Scripture says about Christian hospitality. I recommend this book to anyone, Christian or not. ...

    This book was just fantastic! This is required reading for all of us on what Rosaria calls "radical ordinary hospitality". I loved all of her stories, especially the one about her mother coming to faith 2 days before she died and about the worship service at their house during the snow...

  • Amber Knapp
    Jul 24, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

  • Nicole
    Apr 02, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

  • Charity
    Aug 12, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

  • Rachel Schultz
    Jun 10, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

  • Margaret Bronson
    May 21, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

  • Jillian Vincent
    May 28, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

  • Nathan Farley
    Jul 05, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

    In The Gospel Comes With a House Key Rosaria Butterfield beckons the Church to practice what she calls, ?radically ordinary hospitality,? and she and her husband Kent lead the way. The potency of Butterfield?s book comes from her storytelling. She obviously subscribes to the m...

    I finished a book today that will rank as one of the hardest I have ever had to read. The Gospel Comes With a House Key is by Rosaria Butterfield and is published by Crossway. This is the information about Dr. Butterfield from the publisher?s website: Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, ...

    I found this book inspiring as I read about the radical, all-out hospitality of the Butterfields. It is a kick in the seat of the pants to those who do not have time or inclination to use the things God has given them to share with others. And not just others within the church. The But...

    God did a big work in my heart regarding hospitality last year during Hurricane Harvey. We found ourselves, for one night and one day, in terrifying and desperate need of rescue and hospitality, and God used church friends and generous college-student strangers to provide that for us. ...

    In a post-Christian society, I am more and more convinced that the best way forward is Christians practicing the lost art of hospitality. And Rosaria is a prime example of why. She explains throughout the book that hospitality is not simply having good food when guests come over. Hospi...

  • Wes Smith
    Apr 29, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

  • Lauren Fee
    Jul 08, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

    In The Gospel Comes With a House Key Rosaria Butterfield beckons the Church to practice what she calls, ?radically ordinary hospitality,? and she and her husband Kent lead the way. The potency of Butterfield?s book comes from her storytelling. She obviously subscribes to the m...

    I finished a book today that will rank as one of the hardest I have ever had to read. The Gospel Comes With a House Key is by Rosaria Butterfield and is published by Crossway. This is the information about Dr. Butterfield from the publisher?s website: Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, ...

    I found this book inspiring as I read about the radical, all-out hospitality of the Butterfields. It is a kick in the seat of the pants to those who do not have time or inclination to use the things God has given them to share with others. And not just others within the church. The But...

    God did a big work in my heart regarding hospitality last year during Hurricane Harvey. We found ourselves, for one night and one day, in terrifying and desperate need of rescue and hospitality, and God used church friends and generous college-student strangers to provide that for us. ...

    In a post-Christian society, I am more and more convinced that the best way forward is Christians practicing the lost art of hospitality. And Rosaria is a prime example of why. She explains throughout the book that hospitality is not simply having good food when guests come over. Hospi...

    I loved her first book, I love hearing her speak in person, so I suppose it?s no surprise that I would love her second book as well. I so appreciate this sister-in-Christ spurring me on to love and good deeds. She doesn?t give one a pass on the place biblical hospitality should hav...

  • Bekah Eyre
    Jun 14, 2018

    This is a hard review to write. First, in college I was welcomed by the author into the very type of hospitality she describes in this book. I know that she practices what she preaches, and practices it very well. I was an unchurched Christian and she brought me, and many other college...

    I've been dying to read this book since before it was even released; the Gospel and hospitality? two of my favorite subjects? written by one of my favorite authors? I couldn't wait. Now that I've read it I think I'm mostly disappointed. While there were lots of good things about thi...

    This book had some very good parts and some painfully bad. I would love to discuss this book in a group! And I would love having someone like Rosaria live in my neighborhood! My best take away is a reminder that living Christianity should be costly. I have to push myself. I have to wor...

    Read 5 myths about hospitality here. Hospitality is a habit. WORLD comments here. ...

    *I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via #netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have been looking forward to reading this book; first, because the author is one I?ve admired from afar ever since I read her first book, Confessions of an Unlikely Convert;...

    4 1/2 stars. This book is thought-stirring and a deeply challenging call on hospitality to the stranger and outcast. She calls us to love our LGBT neighbors with hospitality and hope of the gospel, not fearing or despising them. This book was hard for me to put down. I will read it aga...

    This book floored me. Rosaria Butterfield casts a beautiful image of Christian home as ministry through ordinary, daily hospitality. She strikes the perfect balance between practical details and lovely well-read writing. This book will be affecting me for years to come. ...

    My praise: The church needs this message desperately. I love how she emphasized that the gospel isn?t a perfected speech, a rehearsed checklist. It?s walking with.. it?s leaning into and embracing the process of walking with someone towards Christ. The process is important. I als...

    Rosaria has a very unique perspective that makes this book so rich, smart, and gospel centric. She doesn?t mince words and she sticks to the Bible as her rubric for hospitality. I walked away thinking that I had actually sat in her home and experienced the radical hospitality she wri...

    Amazing book about hospitality. Rosaria gives a vision of what biblical hospitality looks like in real world and its importance in our post-Christian culture. The book is full of biblical truths and personal stories of how Rosaria and her family have lived out hospitality. Throughout t...

    When we first moved into our house, only one of our neighbors introduced himself. Gordy wandered over one afternoon and launched into a long, meandering story about how he had cemented a friendship with Alois, the former owner of our house. Every evening the two men would come out to w...

    A book full of thought provoking ideas and challenges to practice hospitality. This has helped me think through the ?why? of hospitality and the different roles it plays in seasons of life. Evangelistic hospitality is not something I had previously done a lot of thinking about so t...

    As always, Rosaria?s thoughts are edifying, challenging, and moving. The fact that she learned how to turn her house into a ?hospital and incubator? while in the LGBTQ community - a skill she has very intentionally transferred into her role as a pastor?s wife and adoptive mothe...

    This is a revised review. At about 30% in I thought I couldn?t take it anymore and called it quits, but I decided to tough it out and complete the book so this is my updated review on the whole thing. It?s pretty rare for me to consider quitting a book (esp. multiple times), but fo...

    Christians are called to be ?given to hospitality.? In college and the years before marriage, hospitality was always fun and easy... My roommates along the way and I always had people in our house. We had a lot of energy and plenty of time. Now as a mom of two little boys and with ...

    I enjoyed a lot about this book, but I can?t give this five stars. I?m troubled by her criticisms of Wesley Hill that I read in this book and also heard from her mouth in person during a conference where she spoke about this book. I also find her use of the term ?biblical patriar...

    In The Gospel Comes With a House Key Rosaria Butterfield beckons the Church to practice what she calls, ?radically ordinary hospitality,? and she and her husband Kent lead the way. The potency of Butterfield?s book comes from her storytelling. She obviously subscribes to the m...

    I finished a book today that will rank as one of the hardest I have ever had to read. The Gospel Comes With a House Key is by Rosaria Butterfield and is published by Crossway. This is the information about Dr. Butterfield from the publisher?s website: Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, ...

    I found this book inspiring as I read about the radical, all-out hospitality of the Butterfields. It is a kick in the seat of the pants to those who do not have time or inclination to use the things God has given them to share with others. And not just others within the church. The But...

    God did a big work in my heart regarding hospitality last year during Hurricane Harvey. We found ourselves, for one night and one day, in terrifying and desperate need of rescue and hospitality, and God used church friends and generous college-student strangers to provide that for us. ...

    In a post-Christian society, I am more and more convinced that the best way forward is Christians practicing the lost art of hospitality. And Rosaria is a prime example of why. She explains throughout the book that hospitality is not simply having good food when guests come over. Hospi...

    I loved her first book, I love hearing her speak in person, so I suppose it?s no surprise that I would love her second book as well. I so appreciate this sister-in-Christ spurring me on to love and good deeds. She doesn?t give one a pass on the place biblical hospitality should hav...

    Fantastic book! I don?t usually write reviews but this one deserves much praise. A true picture of the Gospel walked out in every day life. This book has challenged me, brought me to tears, made me laugh and encouraged my soul. I can not recommend this book enough! ...

    A simple yet deeply needed message for the Church living in a postmodern world. The most beautiful aspect of this book is the idea that when we practice radically ordinary hospitality, we have an opportunity to proclaim the Gospel to our unbelieving neighbors, and thus have hope that t...

    Butterfield's latest is a solid contribution into an area of Christian living that is not often spoken of: the practice of hospitality. With the ultimate aim of leading people to Christ, as was her story, "the purpose of radically ordinary hospitality" she says, "is to take the han...

    This is probably one of the best books I've ever read. Rosaria's story is compelling, and her writing has been used to open my eyes to what Scripture says about Christian hospitality. I recommend this book to anyone, Christian or not. ...

    This book was just fantastic! This is required reading for all of us on what Rosaria calls "radical ordinary hospitality". I loved all of her stories, especially the one about her mother coming to faith 2 days before she died and about the worship service at their house during the snow...

    Simply excellent. This is a transformational read. ...

    Phenomenal book. Both convicting and worshipful. Regardless of what you think you know about hospitality for the sake of the gospel-there is much to be learned from this author. ...