Have you ever noticed how often Jesus’ ministry was centered around meals?

Among others, there was the wedding at Cana, a dinner with the reviled Zaccheus, and the beautiful symbolism of the Last Supper. Jesus was even criticized for eating with “tax collectors and sinners” (Matt. 9:11).

As one scholar put it: “Jesus ate his way through the Gospels.”

For author Bri McKoy, Jesus’ ministry through meals became a model for creating community and sharing God’s love with people He brought into her life.

She’s written about her experiences in a book titled