Lent

If you didn’t grow up in the church you might find some things the church does as “odd”. Like, why would anyone smudge ashes on their foreheads? Others of us may have grown up in the church and such an act was for “other” churches and not for me. Still others misunderstand Lent as being

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A Season Called Lent

  Some of us grew up with the notion that Lent was a time to keep personal enjoyment in check and to face personal guilt. That emphasis was to ensure we appreciated what Jesus suffered and accomplished in Holy Week. But Lent can also reveal the great blessings of being God’s people. Tracing the Historical

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