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”

And the Church went away, grieved

By Joe LaGuardia In Mark 10, a rich young man asked Jesus how to possess eternal life.  Jesus told him to follow through on the Ten Commandments.   The man was religious and had a routine.  He served God and made charitable contributions to society.  “But there is one thing you lack,” Jesus told him,Continue reading “And the Church went away, grieved”