Lenten Traditions at CTR & Home

Lenten Traditions at CTR & Home

This Sunday, March 3, amidst the last gasps of winter, one-hour clock corrections, and resulting very low attendance, we observed the First Sunday in Lent. If you missed it, don’t worry, there are five more Sundays before Easter, so there is still plenty of time. Lent...
Approaches to Lent

Approaches to Lent

In 2006, as a first-year seminary student at Gordon-Conwell, I walked into an early morning Ash Wednesday service. I had not grown up in a context where Lent was observed, and I was curious. Little did I know that, thirteen years later, I would still be with the same...
Light Into Darkness

Light Into Darkness

This Sunday is the first Sunday of Advent. During Advent we look forward to the Word of God, incarnate, coming into the world—to the True Light coming into the darkness. Like John the Baptist, we “bear witness to the light, that all might believe” through us. So...