Lent

Lent prepares us for Easter by asking us to do the very thing Jesus did for us--sacrifice something of ourselves.
Give up your cell phone for Lent
How to Pray

Why You Should Give Up Your Cellphone for Lent

In those phone-less hours you may find more ways to see God in the everydayness of life.

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New ways to give up something for Lent
Prayer Stories

4 New Ways to Give Up Something for Lent

We often give up a food or some pleasure. But there are other ways to prayerfully observe this time before Easter.

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Decluttering as Part of Your Lenten Spiritual Practice
Positive Living

Decluttering as Part of Your Lenten Spiritual Practice

The Lenten season isn’t just about giving up food and drink. It can also be a time for decluttering your mind and heart.

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Reading the Bible
How to Pray

Pick a Word a Day During Lent

A different way to deepen your faith in the 40 days leading up to Easter.

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Health and Wellness

7 Ways to Fast According to the Bible

What the Bible says about the history and purpose of fasting.

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Prayers for Fasting During Lent
How to Pray

Prayers for Fasting During Lent

No matter what kind of fast you observe, here are prayers to guide you through the experience.

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What Ash Wednesday Means to Me
Prayer Stories

What Ash Wednesday Means to Me

A personal reflection on the beginning of 40 days of Lent

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Power of Prayer

The Benefits of Fasting and Prayer

A reverend shares biblical models for fasting and offers tips for a prayerful Lent.  

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People Helping People

Someone Cares: Good Words

A reminder to stop a bad habit for Lent ended up helping the homeless.

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