The Balancing Act of Being and Doing (Anxiety and Prayer, part 2)

By Joe LaGuardia In her memoir Leaving Church, spiritual author Barbara Brown Taylor talks about churches walking the fine line between putting people to work and encouraging people to take Sabbath rest, promoting spiritual growth and affirming that God loves us as we are, and attracting people to come to worship while being passionate aboutContinue reading “The Balancing Act of Being and Doing (Anxiety and Prayer, part 2)”

The Pastor’s 2018 Reading List

By Joe LaGuardia There seems to be something arrogant about entitling a blog “The Pastor’s Reading List.”  I don’t know if it sounds haughty or elitist or what, but something does not seem right.  Yet, in the spirit of years gone by, I feel compelled to publish my reading list for this upcoming year. ItContinue reading “The Pastor’s 2018 Reading List”