Pastor’s Blog


Guardia was appointed as the Pastor of Axe Memorial UMC in January 2018 along with his loving wife, Terry. He was born and raised in the Philippines, entering the ministry after high school. He was ordained in the United Methodist Church in the Philippines and moved to the United States in 1986 to pursue his theological education. He was appointed to serve his first congregation in North Texas in 1991. Levy loves to read and travel. He enjoys meeting new friends and learning about other cultures and countries. Levy is married to Terry, an elementary school teacher by vocation, and his dear partner in ministry. They have two grown children, Mark and Sherry.


  • Monday Devotional: September 26, 2022

    Scripture: 2 Timothy 1:1-14 So don’t be ashamed of the testimony about the Lord or of me, his prisoner. Instead, share the suffering for the good news, depending on God’s power. 2 Timothy 1:8 (CEB) In a world of e-mail, instant messaging, and texting, we often value convenience over content. But the construction and tone of our words matter. The … Read More


  • Monday Devotional: September 19, 2022

    Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:6-19 Fight the good fight of the faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and for which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses. 1 Timothy 6:12 (NRSVUE) Many of us connect eternal life with life after death, something that happens after we die. Paul offers a powerful … Read More


  • Monday Devotional: September 12, 2022

    Scripture: 1 Timothy 2:1-7 (CEB) First of all, then, I ask that requests, prayers, petitions, and thanksgiving be made for all people. 1 Timothy 2:1 (CEB) The author of First Timothy first urges that prayers, supplication, thanksgivings, and intercessions be made for everyone, but then singles out one particular group: kings and all who are in high positions. The implication … Read More