Every day we come face to face with those we’ve never met. Whether at a local grocery store or entering our local church, we encounter those we consider strangers. For those who are naturally introverted, it can be difficult to break through the uncomfortable tension of getting to know someone.
However, in the light of the Great Commission, it becomes vital that all Christians know how to interact with unfamiliar faces. In order to truly spread the Gospel and be a representative of Christ, learning to treat a stranger with care is important.
This issue may seem small at first glance. However, many studies have revealed that a top reason people won’t return to church is because they didn’t feel welcomed. It’s apparent that without creating moments of intentional conversation and warmth many will continue to never want the Jesus we claim to represent.
With this in mind, here are 10 ways to welcome a stranger.
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