Lent Has Brought Us To This Maundy Thursday Prayer

Every year, on this day, Maundy Thursday, we come to the Lord in prayer, as Jesus did with his disciples in the Garden of Gethsemane. On that night, Jesus asked his disciples to watch and pray... because our spirit is willing, but our flesh is weak (Matthew 26:36-46), and then Jesus was betrayed by one…

Ash Wednesday Breaking Routines with a Lenten Reader

It's already that time of year, Lent is here. Today is Ash Wednesday (see also history), marking the beginning of the season of Lent, which then takes us to the Passion and into Easter. There are many things our church does that I really like and producing a Lenten Reader for the past few years…

Are We Using Our Passions for a Greater Faith Purpose :: Part 1

There have been several posts over the last few weeks about this subject and I will have to address it in more detail in the upcoming weeks, but for now, I will just ask the same question that Brian asked in his post Your passion, which was basically a response to Tony Morgan's post (Resign…