Posts in Compassion
Across the Table: Ministry to Refugees

Each year, the Grand Rapids International Fellowship (GRIF) Church of the Nazarene in Grand Rapids, Michigan hosts an international potluck. This year, the church’s gym was filled to capacity with people from all over the world sharing singing, dancing, and food. The tables were crammed with both church members and refugees, those who have found this taste of heaven through one ministry: Community Link.  

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Hospitality and Relational Love

When we are moved with compassion, we are invited to be changed by the same compassion, hospitality, and love of God the Father and reflected in Jesus the Son. In Jesus the Son, God drew near to us in our brokenness, sin, and lost state. God built a home with us in this world to extend the love, grace, and power of his Reign. And we are invited to reflect the same in all our encounters with God’s creatures.

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