Hospitality takes time

In an era when many of us feel that time is our scarcest resource, hospitality falters.… “In a fast-food culture, you have to remind yourself that some things cannot be done quickly,” said a wise Benedictine monk. “Hospitality takes time.”

—Dorothy C. Bass, Receiving the Day (Jossey-Bass, 2001) / Larson, C. B., & Ten Elshof, P. (2008). 1001 illustrations that connect (184). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House.

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Josh Hunt loves small groups. He travels extensively training group leaders. He has spoken in some of America's leading churches including First Baptist Church Atlanta and Thomas Road Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA. He has written several books on group life including You Can Double Your Class in Two Years or Less, Disciplemaking Teachers and Make Your Group Grow. He writes a popular online curriculum called Good Questions Have Groups Talking. His website is