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”

The Sound of Transfiguration (Matthew 17:1-9)

I. Have you attended a movie, concert, or play in which the person next to you talks the whole time? You know, you’re sitting there, enjoying the show; and the show or concert comes to a place of awesome suspense or beauty or wonder, and then there it is: A voice of someone who ruinsContinue reading “The Sound of Transfiguration (Matthew 17:1-9)”