Common Core Christianity

By Joe LaGuardia There is no little controversy surrounding education reform of late, particularly as it relates to Common Core, an education initiative originally proposed by governors across the nation.  Common Core, though confused by myths and misnomers, provides nationally-recognized benchmark standards and competencies in mathematics and language arts. When I taught high school social studies, I sawContinue reading “Common Core Christianity”

As clergy and as God’s “Church,” we have failed our society in so many ways

When I read about shootings at the Game Stop and at a house party last week, I became angry to hear that so many locals were killed or wounded by gun violence in our neighborhood. I was angry because it hit so close to home. These shootings weren’t in some far off slum, but happenedContinue reading “As clergy and as God’s “Church,” we have failed our society in so many ways”