We often speak of Lent in terms of a desert. For 40 days, Jesus withdrew to the desert to fast and pray. We do the same, though figuratively speaking. For the 40 days of Lent, we devote ourselves to increased prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. For awhile now, I've realized that I need to cut down… Continue reading Lent: A Fruitful Desert.
Prayer, fasting, and almsgiving are three focuses of the season of Lent. Tithing and almsgiving are a focus of the Christian life in general. Are you wondering about some organizations that you could help to support this Lent and beyond? Here is a compilation of 7 organizations to start with. Praise God, there are many… Continue reading 7 Organizations to Support
Lent. It's coming in only 3 days! Have you given any thought to Lent, and what your hopes are? Are you struggling with what to give up, or what to do in general? Maybe you've given up soda for the past 5 years, or 10. Or chocolate. Or whatever. You give it up, maybe imbibing… Continue reading Are You Ready for Your Best Lent Ever?