Wrestling with Masks, Coronavirus, and CPAPS. Or not…

By Joe LaGuardia Churches are facing unprecedented times in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.  At first, we were all united in our efforts to keep people engaged and worshiping at home.  We invested in online platforms, learned how to speak into cameras (an audience of one), and utilized crowd-sourcing social media to facilitate groupContinue reading “Wrestling with Masks, Coronavirus, and CPAPS. Or not…”

Household Codes, 1 Peter, and the Liberation of a “Text of Terror”

By Joe LaGuardia In a sermon (see below) delivered on 3 May 2020, I explore the meaning– and gospel truth– of “Household codes”, as they are often called:  Those scriptures that inform how Christians are to relate to others, including spouses, governments, and (for slaves) masters and parents in non-Christian settings. The codes are presentContinue reading “Household Codes, 1 Peter, and the Liberation of a “Text of Terror””