Henry G. Brinton has been the senior pastor of Fairfax Presbyterian Church in Fairfax, Virginia, since 2001. He is an author of several books, which are available on Amazon. Resource Publications published two in 2021: The Bible’s Greatest Hits: Top Sixty-Six Passages from Genesis to Revelation as well as Windows of the Heavens: A Novel in which a Methodist minister solves a murder mystery.

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From beginning to end, the Bible teaches us how to be hospitable. Throughout the Old and New Testaments, we find stories of people acting as…