There’s something about mercy

By Joe LaGuardia In Jesus’ Parable of the Good Samaritan, theories abound as to why the fictitious priest and Levite saw a half-dead man in the ditch along the road from Jerusalem to Jericho and “passed on the other side” (Luke 10:25-37). One theory is that, as religious officials, the priest and Levite steered clearContinue reading “There’s something about mercy”

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) General Assembly reveals larger, post-denominational trends (Part 1)

This past week I spent some time in Charolotte, NC, attending the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly–the annual meeting of a denominational “fellowship” made up of some 1,900 churches.  It is truly a blessing to be amongst fellow brothers and sisters who share a common identity and values, to meet with friends old and new,Continue reading “Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) General Assembly reveals larger, post-denominational trends (Part 1)”