Isaiah had been a prophet long enough to have learned disappointment. God did not let him give up. Instead, God expanded his job description: "You've been trying to do too little to too few."
St. Luke's UMC in Memphis is engaged in a congregation-wide study of how to go about radical hospitality. One of the resources we are using is Stephanie Spellers' book, Radical Welcome. An online companion to the book can be found at www.churchpublishing.org/radicalwelcome