“I Got Nothing”: Narrative Wreckage and Charleston

By Joe LaGuardia In the wake of last week’s domestic terrorist attack against Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Jon Stewart of The Daily Show delivered an extemporaneous monologue. Stewart said that he was unable to focus on prepping for his show all day, and he did not have any jokes to tell. “I got nothing,” StewartContinue reading ““I Got Nothing”: Narrative Wreckage and Charleston”

Spending Time with Jeremiah in the midst of tragedy

Joe LaGuardia preached this sermon on Sunday, August 25, 2013, upon his return to the pulpit following the tragic death of his father. Texts: Jeremiah 1:4-8; Psalm 71:1-6 I. I’ve spent a lot of time hanging out with Jeremiah these past couple of days.  I didn’t mean to.  I would have preferred spending time withContinue reading “Spending Time with Jeremiah in the midst of tragedy”