A Pastor Appreciates the Hymns: Calls to Service

By Joe LaGuardia A Pastor Appreciates the Hymns is a series on hymnody and worship in the church.  By incorporating personal testimony and theological reflection, the series draws meaning and strength from sacred songs past and present. In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul encouraged Christians to “live a life worthy of the calling to whichContinue reading “A Pastor Appreciates the Hymns: Calls to Service”

When criticism gets in God’s way

By Emily Holladay This post was originally featured on Call and Response, a blog sponsored by Duke Divinity’s Faith & Leadership program. Two years after I wrote this post, I find myself searching for ways to extend learning and mentoring relationships so that there is a place for the young, energetic minister and the wise,Continue reading “When criticism gets in God’s way”