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Eat, Pray, Lent: Here's What Americans Actually Abstain From
Nearly 3 in 10 evangelical believers now observe the season before Easter.
Embracing Valentine’s Day Disappointment
Why a holiday of unmet expectations leads me to the Resurrection.
The Best Books to Read for Lent (That You Won't Find in a Christian Bookstore)
Ten examples of literature and poetry that nurture and confront the soul.
Why Lent Is Good for Bad Christians
The somber season leading up to Easter might feel like punishment. In fact, for people like me, it's sheer grace.
Lent in the Shadow of Cancer
Three writers reflect on breast cancer, bodies, and resurrection hope.
The Year in Liturgical Cinema: Ash Wednesday and Lent
In "The Revenant," "The Grey," and "Ikiru," we reflect on mortality and repentance.
What to Give Up for Lent 2016? Consider Twitter's Top Ideas
(UPDATED) Here's the final tally of the top 100 choices of 2016, plus charts on how Lenten abstinence has changed over time.
Knit Your Way to a More Prayerful Life
Why we find comfort in blessed repetition.
Patience Is an Offline Virtue
What I’m learning from Lent without 24/7 connectivity.
A Lent That's Not For Your Spiritual Improvement
Jesus' 40 days in the wilderness weren't about getting closer to God, either.
Does my Life as a Parent Count?
On Ash Wednesday, finding freedom within the confinement of family life
What To Give Up for Lent? Twitter Reveals Top 100 Ideas of 2015
(UPDATED) Here's what 409,000 people pledged to fast from for the next 40 days.
He Is Risen, so I Am Shriven
Recovering the meaning of Shrove Tuesday—and filling up on pancakes.
Bring Back That Lovin’ Feeling
Steadfast Christian marriage doesn’t require us to give up romance.
From Her.meneutics, with Love
Valentine’s Day dedications to some of our favorites.
The Epic Jesus Follower Fail
The cringe-worthy subplot of Holy Week underscores the truth of the gospel.
Lent Isn't Just About You
Why one Catholic writer went on a mission to do more than self-improve.
What Happens When we Turn (For Real) To God
This Lent, I've learned again that He runs to meet us and welcome us home
March Madness Won't End Monday, Thanks to Lent
Saints facing single-elimination in Lent Madness tournament include many names evangelicals will recognize.
Why Pope Francis is Right About Confession
I'm not planning to become Catholic, but I am grateful for the Pope's example

Top Story February 26, 2021

Black Church Group Offers Its Best Shot at Closing Vaccine Gap
Black Church Group Offers Its Best Shot at Closing Vaccine Gap
To reach the most vulnerable, leaders say vaccine sites have to set up in hard-hit neighborhoods and let churches spread the word.

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