A Pastor Appreciates the Hymns: Songs of Christmas, Part 1

By Joe LaGuardia A Pastor Appreciates the Hymns is a series on hymnody and worship in the church.  By incorporating personal testimony and theological reflection, the series draws meaning and strength from sacred songs past and present. And now, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you will name him Jesus.  HeContinue reading “A Pastor Appreciates the Hymns: Songs of Christmas, Part 1”

Speaking God’s Language: An Advent Reflection

By Joe LaGuardia One of my childhood dreams was to speak a different language and adventure across Europe like one of those old spy or action heroes I watched on television.  My favorite was Indiana Jones, who spoke many languages and read hieroglyphics, many found in his father’s journal, enabling him to foresee traps andContinue reading “Speaking God’s Language: An Advent Reflection”