We are called to be witnesses. Period.

By Joe LaGuardia In Acts 1:8, Jesus unequivocally identified the role his disciples play in the world: “You will be my witnesses…to the ends of the earth.”  But ask any Christian to bear witness (first-hand!) of an experience of God, and you will likely get a blank stare.  Some will recall a conversion experience. OthersContinue reading “We are called to be witnesses. Period.”

Politics, Bluegrass, and Punishment: A Longing for Lent (again)

By Joe LaGuardia I came off of a very productive Lent this past season.  My Lent involved fasting from politics–from listening, watching, reading, and, well, reading anything having to do with politics (and, in many cases, religion). That was a good exercise.  Before Lent, I was up too late watching CNN, wasting away in theContinue reading “Politics, Bluegrass, and Punishment: A Longing for Lent (again)”