What is shaping and forming you today?

By Joe LaGuardia Today, I put together a Bible study on Spiritual Reading.  This is not the first time I’ve done this; its been dozens of times.  Yet, when I come across the books I use to cobble together a lesson, I am always profoundly impacted by what I forget–especially regarding the power of spiritualContinue reading “What is shaping and forming you today?”

Household Codes, 1 Peter, and the Liberation of a “Text of Terror”

By Joe LaGuardia In a sermon (see below) delivered on 3 May 2020, I explore the meaning– and gospel truth– of “Household codes”, as they are often called:  Those scriptures that inform how Christians are to relate to others, including spouses, governments, and (for slaves) masters and parents in non-Christian settings. The codes are presentContinue reading “Household Codes, 1 Peter, and the Liberation of a “Text of Terror””