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Marked by Ashes

For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust. ~ Psalm 103:14 One of the most powerful moments of my ministry life was the first time I imposed ashes on the foreheads of God's people. There was an older saint who ambled down to the front. She was in her late 80's I think. She had this intense and earnest look in her eyes, and I spoke the words: "Dear Sister, rem...

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What is Lent?

What is Lent?

Some of us grew up in churches where Lent was observed, but with little real explanation, making it seem like an empty, meaningless ritual. On the other hand, others of us grew up in church traditions where Lent was not observed at all. Some grew up in churches where we found Lent very meaningful. Some of us didn't grow up in any church at all....

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