Hospitality – philoxenia

December 21, 2007

Hospitality is central to Christian faith. One of the key Greek words for hospitality, philoxenia, combines the word for love, phileo, and the word for stranger, xenos.

“Although your job is very difficult and you help different people of all nationalities, you are working for God. Myself and my family never forget your kindness. In the name of Jesus we are praying for you. God bless you”

– a refugee from Iran