So, as in a marriage, teamwork is required in any kind of leadership.
DEVELOPING BIBLICAL RELATIONSHIPS IN OUR MINISTRY AND SOCIAL LIFE. VERSES 9, 10, 18.
Greek, Philoxenos – Philo – loving. xenos – stranger. Or loving a stranger.
- Practicing hospitality.
Romans 12:13, “Distributing to the necessity of the saints; given to hospitality.”
Hebrews 13:2, “Be not forgetful to entertain strangers; for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.”
1 Timothy 3:2, “A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach.”
Titus 1:8, “But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;”
- Practicing forgiving one another: Matthew 18:21-35
Ephesians 4:32, “And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.”
- Practicing consistency in every area
Cleanliness, proper and modest dress, courtesy and kindness, well-behaved, etc.