By Pastor Ruttan, originally posted at MatthewRuttan.com. Full references to quotes also found there. Lent has begun. It’s the 40-day period of preparation (excluding Sundays) leading up to Easter, the epicentre of the Christian faith. Some people “give something up” for Lent. Think of it like spiritual training. Just how an athlete might make certain sacrifices to......
6 Popular Questions About Easter (and the answers)
How do a magical bunny, the names “Maundy” and “Good Friday,” and the death of an innocent man all come together? These questions often arise this time of year so I’ve put them together in...
Something Better Than “Giving Something Up” For Lent?
Ash Wednesday kicks off Lent — the 40-day period leading up to Easter (excluding Sundays). During that time, a lot of people “give something up.” Originally this had more to do with fasting, but...