Welcome to Day 10 as you
Take the Missional Challenge!
Take the Missional Challenge is a 31 Day experience designed to help align believers with Jesus' mission. Each day's post includes missional concepts and activities. For more information - click here.
As we follow Jesus, we see that he often shared meals with unbelievers and even went to parties with them. Meal times and celebrations are wonderful ways to connect relationally with others in your life.
While Jesus was having dinner at Levi's house, many tax collectors and "sinners" were eating with him and his disciples, for there were many who followed him. (Mark 2:15)
Think about your own meal times...
- When was the last time you invited unbelievers into your home to share a meal together?
- When was the last time you were invited into the home of unbelievers to share a meal?
One of the best ways to build relationships with people
is to share a meal together.
DAY 10 ACTION STEP:
Start the Habit of Sharing Meals
I was challenged by Michael Frost (co-author of The Shaping of Things to Come) to develop a rhythm of life in community with other Christians that includes eating with non-believers. He emphasized the importance of "community" as he shared how one of the "missional rhythms" of his church was to Eat with 3 People Each Week:
- one meal with non-Christians
- one meal with Christians
- one meal with either non-Christians or Christians (your choice)