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Little Easters Get Us Through a Long Lent
Setting Sundays aside for joy infuses our grief with some glory.
Our Pilgrimage Through Lent
A historian weighs in on how the medieval tradition can shape the days leading up to Easter.
Lent Is a Time to Sing the Blues
In the American music of brokenness and sorrow, my church learns to long for God’s restoration.
Ash Wednesday’s Imposition of Humility
The dust from whence we came and will return dirties our hearts now.
In a Year of Death, Ash Wednesday Offers Unexpected Hope
The liturgy of the first day of Lent leads us through dust to the Eucharist.
The Premature Victory of a Vacant Cross
This Lent presses us to confront the sins of supremacy, celebrity, and other abuses of grace.
The Extraordinary Cost of Lavish Love
Valentine’s Day can feel unnecessary when you’ve been married awhile. But when your spouse dies, you want every day to be Valentine’s.
Twitterpated: How Christians Find Love on a Divisive Site
It’s hard to meet people at church these days. Can social media help fill the gap?
Easter 2021 Devotional
An Easter season devotional book to help you, your church, or your family meditate on the death and resurrection of Jesus.
This Holy Week, Linger at the Cross
Explore CT's special issue for the Easter season.
To Truly Live, I Needed to Die
If the old me stays alive, I never escape hell. Instead, I live it.
Joni Eareckson Tada: Why Should I Fear Death?
Christ’s death and resurrection give me a heavenly perspective on suffering and mortality.
Have Yourself a Bittersweet Easter
A typical Holy Week is out of reach this year. That's cause for lament—and celebration.
Evangelism Isn’t a Chore. It’s a Joy.
When Jesus changes our lives, it’s only natural to invite others along.
Forgive Us Our Self-Interested Love
Jesus’ generous sacrifice calls us far beyond our own inclinations.
The Cross Creates the Community We Need
Jesus offers the surprising remedy for our loneliness.
Love in the Desert of Lent
This season’s greatest gift has nothing to do with discipline.
A Nigerian Pastor Reflects on Partnering with Christ in Suffering
Christians can find a strange happiness as we grow in our willingness to face persecution.
Justification Isn’t Just About Me
The Cross calls me to cross the pew.
Eat Phlegm. Chew Grass. Sit on a Pillar.
What early Christian ascetics teach us about the strange hope of Lent.

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