Giving the Invitation

Joe LaGuardia’s new book, Awe and Trembling: Reflections for the Christian Journey, is scheduled to be released in late May.  As an anthology of articles and homilies from the Baptist Spirituality archives, the book encourages, inspires, and deepens a life of faith and our pilgrimage with God.  This article, originally released in 2013, is included in the book.Continue reading “Giving the Invitation”

God’s Invitation to the Table

By Emily Holladay “One day, Jesus said to a host who had him over for dinner, ‘When you throw a party, don’t invite your friends  or the well-to-do.  They can repay you, so what’s the fun of that? Rather, invite those who can’t pay you back, people that others overlook: the poor, the crippled, theContinue reading “God’s Invitation to the Table”