A Pastor Appreciates the Hymns: God’s Promises

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. Every believer has seasons of doubt.  No matter how strong our faith or our relationship to Christ, hardship comesContinue reading “A Pastor Appreciates the Hymns: God’s Promises”

“Rejoice always, again I say, rejoice!”

Have you ever confronted a scripture verse that makes you wonder how to live up to God’s Word?  Take this one for example penned by Paul in Philippians 4:4: “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice!” Rejoice always?  I barely have enough energy to pay attention to my children whenever they areContinue reading ““Rejoice always, again I say, rejoice!””