A wonderful nine minute video of the forty days of Christ in the desert. 40 illustrations drawn on Lent by illustrator Si Smith set to the music of Revive’s hug. That is my preferred version – but here is another, shown in less than half the time, set to an Explosions In The Sky song.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer reflected about religionless Christianity: What is bothering me incessantly is the question of what Christianity really is, or indeed who Christ really is, for us today. The time when people could be told everything by means of words, whether theological or pious, is over, and so is the time of inward and conscience—and
On Ash Wednesday we said “Remember you are dust and to dust you shall return”. And also: I invite you, therefore, in the name of Christ, to observe a holy Lent by self-examination and repentance, by prayer, fasting, self-denial, and giving to those in need, and by reading and meditating on the word of God.
On Ash Wednesday I, as many others would have, urged my community: “I invite you, in the name of Christ, to observe a holy Lent by self-examination and repentance, by prayer, fasting, self-denial, and giving to those in need, and by reading and meditating on the word of God.” For some, yes, they will give
On the anniversary of the Christchurch devastating 6.3 earthquake we remember those who died, those injured, and all we lost. We commit ourselves to a journey, hoping for new, transformed life from these ashes. You can light a candle here. Here are some thoughts on Ash Wednesday quake memorial
Ashes on the go isn’t going to go. Bringing Ash Wednesday to the streets is a movement. More than 40 Episcopal parishes in 11 states in USA will take to the streets on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 22, marking the beginning of Lent with “Ashes to Go.” Diocese of Chicago Bishop Jeff Lee is an enthusiastic