It’s been pointed out that, in one of the books of the life of Jesus (written by a guy called Luke), Jesus was either going to a meal, eating a meal, or returning from a meal. At first sight this seems a funny way to launch a movement to change the world. But something groundbreaking was going on as Jesus ate with men an women of all sorts (tradesmen, priests, lawyers, prostitutes, taxmen).
He was challenging some, liberating others, and the effects are being felt today. For a few weeks, we’re looking at how sharing even humble day-to-day meals together can be powerful events for friendship, inclusion, peacemaking, hope, and redemption. (And filling you up, of course.) If you sense the enticing smell of food being cooked and you’d like to know more, click away!