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In Seoul, Coronavirus Forced Me to Give Up Community for Lent
Christians feel the cravings of the season even more acutely amid the outbreak.
Why I Gave Up Fasting for Lent
What Kierkegaard taught me about reviving the spirit of the season.
Set Free by the Cross, Why Do We Live in Bondage?
The Enemy wants us to doubt the efficacy of God’s grace and the assurance of his mercy.
Five Family-Friendly Resources for Lent
What does it mean to teach our children about lament, fasting, and mortality? These books, apps, and flashcards can help.
The Cross Changes Everything
Why the Crucifixion is the center of our theology—and our lives.
Going Vegan for Lent Can Orient Us to Christ’s Calling
Following church tradition and the Bible could help us steward creation through our diets.
Observing Advent Makes Me Feel Less Alone
Following the rituals of the church calendar remind me that my life is part of the larger story of God’s creation, redemption, and restoration.
What Shakespeare Taught Me About Ash Wednesday
On the first day of Lent, I’m reminded of a love that “alters not” and “bears it out even to the edge of doom.”
What to Give Up for Lent 2019? Consider Twitter’s Top 100 Ideas
(UPDATED) Among abstentions the week of Ash Wednesday, food ideas are twice as popular as technology and personal habits.
Who’s Searching for ‘Love’ Online? Bible Readers
The fruit of the Spirit is No. 1 at Bible Gateway—in both English and Spanish queries.
Go Ahead. Love That Rom Com.
Rebel Wilson’s latest film reflects the common urge to trash romance. But love stories point us toward a deeper affection for God.
I Fled My Country, But Not My Marriage
Though extremists separated me from my husband years ago, I know who holds us together.
Lord, Have Mercy on 67% of Us
A Lenten research roundup of what Americans think of sin.
God’s Message on ‘Ash Valentine’s Day’: True Love Dies
When the first day of Lent falls on a romantic holiday, love and death meet up.
What to Give Up for Lent 2018? Consider Twitter’s Top 100 Ideas
(UPDATED) On the first VaLENTine's Day since WWII, it appears chocolate and alcohol will be absent from many dates.
What’s the Deal with Lent?
Skepticism about this season is based mostly on myths and misconceptions.
Lent, Unplugged
In a time of digital consumption, here’s how the church can lead the way on healthy media fasting.
Lent Is Here to Throw Us Off Again
Finding healing in repetition, community, and art.
I Was an Ash Wednesday Rookie
How the liturgical service enriched my non-liturgical faith.
What to Give Up for Lent 2017? Consider Twitter’s Top Ideas
(UPDATED) Trump ranks between Facebook and hope in analysis of 73,000 tweets.

Top Story February 26, 2021

Charles Spurgeon Knew It Was Possible to Be Faithful and Depressed
Charles Spurgeon Knew It Was Possible to Be Faithful and Depressed
How his example can encourage believers who “walk in darkness, and see no light.”

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