Our Friend Mike

Our Friend Mike

By Ingrid McIntyre, Executive Director and Co-founder In 2012 I got an email from my colleague David about a guy named Mike who was living in his truck in the parking lot of the church where he was serving. Like…

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Living Compassionately

Living Compassionately

By Sarah Miller, Open Table Nashville Intern
“I think that bearing witness to someone’s suffering means to give them space to be fully themselves – fully human. It means listening to them without judgment and without trying to “fix” their situation for them.”

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The Work Of Resurrection

The Work of Resurrection

Written by Lauren Plummer O Death, where is thy sting? For folks who celebrate Easter resurrection, it’s a rallying cry on Sunday morning — at once gutsy and disconcerting. For anyone who has experienced the death of a beloved or…

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To This I Am Called

To This I Am Called

By Kim Grant, Street Chaplain in Externship The warm an inviting aromas of hash brown casserole, cinnamon rolls, and strong hot coffee permeated the morning stillness, and gave a sense of how things ought to be on a cold winter’s…

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