Biblical Hospitality Reading List

The call to biblical hospitality is on all of us as followers of Christ. It flies in the face of our self-centered, narcissistic culture. It’s deeply convicting, challenging, and life-altering. Perhaps you’d like to read more about this call and wrestle more with its implications. If so, here’s a list of some of the books that I’m using to aid my study.

And You Welcomed Me: A Sourcebook on Hospitality in Early Christianity
By Amy G. Oden (Editor) Read about it at
Welcome Oden

The Hospitality Commands: Building Loving Christian Community: Building Bridges to Friends and Neighbors
By Alexander Strauch Read about it at

Making Room: Recovering Hospitality as a Christian Tradition
By Christine D. Pohl Read about it on

Room Pohl

Welcoming the Stranger: A Public Theology of Worship and Evangelism
By Patrick R. Keifert Read about it on