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”

Simple Truth: “God is Love; Jesus Saves”

By Joe LaGuardia This is the tenth anniversary of my seminary degree.  I went to seminary with a love for the Bible; and, although some Christians warned me about learning too much in higher education, I left with a deeper love than I had before. I grew up in a household in which learning was simply another stepContinue reading “Simple Truth: “God is Love; Jesus Saves””