Rosaria Butterfield

Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, Ohio State University) is an author, speaker, pastor’s wife, homeschool mom, and former professor of English and women’s studies at Syracuse University. She is the author of The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely ConvertOpenness Unhindered; and The Gospel Comes with a House Key.

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Welcoming Your Neighbors

Rosaria Butterfield illustrates how she practices radical hospitality. By doing this, she explains, we can live out the gospel, build relationships, and hopefully see others come to Christ.

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Radical Ordinary Hospitality

Rosaria Butterfield talks about practicing hospitality. It’s not always practical or sensible, and opening up your home to the lost will cost you something, but the blessings are unfathomable.

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Knowing and Loving Your Neighbors

Rosaria Butterfield illustrates how “radically ordinary hospitality” can be a bridge for bringing the gospel to lost friends and neighbors.

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We Gather Together

Whether it’s family you know and love, or strangers that need to feel welcome, Barbara Rainey and Rosaria Butterfield share about opportunities to express hospitality.

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What Is Truth?

Rosaria Butterfield believed truth was based on her personal experience. But as she studied the Bible, she began to see God’s truth. Rosaria talks about the day she surrendered to Christ.

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What Is Hospitality?

Former English professor and lesbian, Rosaria Butterfield tells how her worldview began to change when a pastor and his wife befriended her and invited her into their home.

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A Train Wreck Conversion

Rosaria Butterfield was a feminist and lesbian bent on exposing the religious right.  But then a surprising letter came from pastor Ken Smith, which turned into a friendship that changed her views about God.

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