A Reading Life (prt. 17): Old Words with New Hope

By Joe LaGuardia I started collecting vintage religious books some time ago. These books, primarily on preaching or prayer, have become treasures and sources of encouragement. They have also become a way to go “treasure hunting” in used book and thrift stores. (Its exciting to have a niche collection.) There is something about the artistryContinue reading “A Reading Life (prt. 17): Old Words with New Hope”

A Reading Life (pt 9): Manuscript Melancholy

By Joe LaGuardia By the time I graduated college and entered seminary, I burned out on biblical academia.  The start of the my three-year Masters of Divinity program was the next step towards ministry, but I was not interested in the work or for working in ministry in general.  Its not that I abandoned myContinue reading “A Reading Life (pt 9): Manuscript Melancholy”