A Reading Life (prt. 18): Ditching Books

By Joe LaGuardia This is the final article of an 18-part series exploring the life of reading, writing, and vocational ministry. We Christians just finished the season of Lent. Although Lent means different things to different people, it boils down to practicing the spirituality of subtraction. We remove something from our life — either byContinue reading “A Reading Life (prt. 18): Ditching Books”

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”