“And whatever city or village you enter, inquire who is worthy in it, and stay at his house until you leave that city” (Matthew 10:11).
The “doing” of our missional task isn’t accomplished by casting pearls before swine. The “worthy” of whom our Lord speaks are those receptive to the things of God. Not all circumstances and encounters are conducive to sharing the gospel or speaking on matters of faith. By intentionally building and fostering meaningful and trusting relationships, we develop a culture of receptiveness.