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: October 18, 2021

    Tell Me a Story He did not say anything to them without using a parable. Mark 4:34 Scripture: Mark 4:1-9, 33-34 Once upon a time. Those four words just might be among the most powerful in the entire world. Some of my earliest memories as a boy contain a variation on that potent phrase. My mother came home one day … Read More


  • Monday Devotional: October 11, 2021

    Remembering My Father Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord. Colossians 3:23 Scripture: Mark 10:35-45 When I remember my dad, I picture him best outdoors hammering or gardening or downstairs working in his cluttered workroom, stuffed with fascinating tools and gadgets. His hands were always busy at a task or project—sometimes building … Read More


  • Monday Devotional: October 4, 2021

    Who Are You Defending? At just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Romans 5:6 Scripture: Luke 14:7-14 When Kathleen’s teacher called her to the front of the grammar class to analyze a sentence, she panicked. As a recent transfer student, she hadn’t learned that aspect of grammar. The class laughed at her. Instantly … Read More