Tips for Hosting Missional Summer Meals

Missional community life includes a lot of eating together. Your meals should be a reflection of your life as a family. When we invite people to experience dinner with the Family—God’s family—loving them well is far more important than what you serve or how perfect it all looks.

This week on the Lifeschool Podcast, we talk with Caesar’s wife Tina, a professional chef and hospitality expert. She gives us her best tips for hosting missional summer meals that are easy to do and won’t leave you frazzled.

Everyone has their ‘go-to’ favorites—dinners that you can pull off—even in your busiest and most stressed times. Share the meals your family likes. Family favorites will most likely also be enjoyed by friends, as are the stories connected to those meals and recipes.

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • Why it’s important to treat people like family, not like guests.
  • Meals that you can do easily and quickly.
  • Why theming your meals and parties is fun and super inviting for others
  • Some of Tina’s favorite and proven meals, recipes and party themes.

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tips hosting missional summer meals

From this episode:

“Keep it simple and keep your pantry stocked with the things you can do easily. Then, make lists, let people help and don’t worry about everything being perfect. No one is perfect and you will help people feel comfortable much more quickly if you are willing to be imperfect… with grace!”


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