How can children learn about hospitality?

AugSeptOct2013 205How does an Anabaptist publisher like MennoMedia go about offering the best in faith formation to children at the earliest ages?

It begins with focusing on an idea like Christian hospitality. How do we convey that concept to young children?

I learned a lot about hospitality the day I met Tina. Tina lived in a squatter community along the beach in the Philippines. My friend Mary took me to Tina’s house, which was a piece of blue tarp stretched between two small wooden houses. Underneath the tarp, Tina had created her home. A wooden bench served as both her table and seating area, and when a mat was rolled on top of it the bench became a bed. Continue reading