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””

Pastor’s Reading List and Library for 2020

By Joe LaGuardia Unlike some other leaders, who propose what they will read for the year, I began a habit last year of only noting–and providing a brief review–of the books I actually read. I pray this will enlighten you and perhaps inspire your own habits of reading. 1. Diary, by St. Maria Faustina Kowalska.Continue reading “Pastor’s Reading List and Library for 2020”