Showing hospitality often tends to be one of those things we write off as letting someone else in the church handle. We think our home is too small or too messy, or that we aren’t wired for that personality-wise. It’s easy to talk ourselves out of making an effort before it’s even an opportunity. But hospitality simply means “the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors or strangers.” So, see? That’s not so hard!
As it happens, some of the more introverted personalities tend to stick to the background in church settings, serving in a behind-the-scenes manner. There are plenty of needs to meet in this way, but in doing so, they’re writing off blessings of hospitality out of fear and anxiety. Personality differences aside, all believers and followers of Christ are to show hospitality. It’s part of sharing the Gospel, and being the hands and feet of Jesus.
Here are five ways introverts can easily show hospitality and bless others.