A Reading Life (pt 6): Second-Hand Books

By Joe LaGuardia A Reading Life is a blog series focused on the literature that has shaped my life and call to ministry. Find the introduction¬†here. Any pastor will tell you that a part of being a minister is receiving books or book recommendations from parishioners.¬† Most people can attest that they have second-hand booksContinue reading “A Reading Life (pt 6): Second-Hand Books”

The Difficulty with Submission in Lent

By Joe LaGuardia Several years ago–has to be nearly a decade by now–the Holy Spirit convicted me that I needed to learn a thing or two about submission and obedience.¬† I had been a Christ-follower for some time, but I have always had a flavor for independence and strong-willed stubbornness. In fact, I became aContinue reading “The Difficulty with Submission in Lent”