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”

Getting back to Christian Basics

By Joe LaGuardia There has been much discussion over a recent study from the Pew Research Center.  It reveals a rise of people of no faith (“the unaffiliated”) and the demise of Christianity in our nation. The percentage of “unaffiliated” people rose from 16% to over 23% in the last seven years, while the percentage of Christians has steadilyContinue reading “Getting back to Christian Basics”