The power of eating together should never be underestimated. Being in someone’s home and eating with them breaks down barriers. Maybe it’s because you’re in their environment and you’re at the mercy of what they have to offer. If you’re willing to engage, there’s so much to be gained simply by spending time with people in their world.
If you’ll let me, I’d like a few minutes of your time to talk about George Floyd, what his death represents and what we, as Christians, should do in response. If you haven’t been watching the news recently, George was an unarmed black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for more than eight minutes as he told them “I can’t breathe”.