Enacting Race Reconciliation for an Eternal Impact

By Joe LaGuardia Last week, I published an article on the importance of collaboration.  This week’s article is on collaboration of a different kind: Working together in a culture of distrust. We start with the facts.  Rockdale County has experienced a major demographic shift in the last ten years. If my memory serves me correct,Continue reading “Enacting Race Reconciliation for an Eternal Impact”

Community Reconciliation and the art of truthtelling

By Joe LaGuardia and Karen Woods When I was in seminary, a professor once opined that it takes three years for a church to trust a new pastor.  I politely told him that his information was out of date.  It takes about six years nowadays. This was in the early years of the new millennium and, since then,Continue reading “Community Reconciliation and the art of truthtelling”