A Reading Life (pt. 2): Choose your own Adventure

By Joe LaGuardia A Reading Life is a blog series focused on the literature that has shaped my life and call in ministry.  Find the introduction here. I rarely enjoy predictable endings. One of the hardest things about being a preacher is that you can’t conclude a sermon without mentioning Jesus and redemption. Congregations doContinue reading “A Reading Life (pt. 2): Choose your own Adventure”

When silence is the only language you can speak

By Joe LaGuardia I did not preach much Sunday, September 3.   I tried, but all I was able to do was give testimony.  When we preachers have nothing to say about a biblical text, it is just best to testify.  It does not have to be scholarly or well-organized, but it does have toContinue reading “When silence is the only language you can speak”