Lenten Devotional: March 14

Somebody Prayed for Me

By Hattie Whitehead

And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the canker-worm, and the caterpillar, and the palmer-worm, my great army which I sent among you. And ye shall eat in plenty and be satisfied, and shall praise the name of Jehovah your God, that hath dealt wondrously

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Lenten Devotional: March 9

Death Does Not End Creation

— By Gabbi Pohlman —

In August of this year, my uncle lost his battle with addiction. While I had great grief over this loss, there was also some aspect of relief. For the past twelve years, I have watched him brutally suffer at the hands of addiction and the other illnesses that resulted as … Read the rest

Lenten Devotional: March 7

Radical Transformation and Forgiveness Through Love and Truth

— By Steve Frick —

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace, which he made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence.

– Ephesians 1:7-8

Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and

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Lenten Devotional: March 4

Giving Up Giving Up

— By Robin Whetstone —

Lent is my very favorite season of the Christian calendar. It could be because the focus on Christ’s impending crucifixion appeals to my goth sensibilities, or it could be because I know how necessary the darkness is in order to truly appreciate the light.

But I think the real reason I … Read the rest

Lenten Devotional: March 2

Break Every Yoke

By Alys Willman

The great Saint Reverend Beth Long likes to say “Scripture is dangerous, if you read all of it.” These days, I am reading Isaiah 58.  All of it. I read those lines of what promises God has in store for me and my soul leaps:  your light shall rise in the darkness, and your Read the rest

Lenten Devotional: April 1, 2021

Aaron Farnham

The Desert Evil
by Aaron Farnham

It is August of 2004, I am just arriving at Asbury College after about 6 months with UMVIM in Honduras. As a transfer student from a public community college in Upstate New York being in Kentucky at a Wesleyan Holiness school is a shock, culturally and to my faith. 

I am on … Read the rest

Lenten Devotional: March 24, 2021

Miracles?
by David Stanley

“Miracles leave no trace.  He had decided, hearing his father preach on the subject, that they happened once as a sort of commentary on the blandness and inadequacy of the reality they break in on, and then vanish, leaving a world behind that refutes the very idea that such a thing could have happened.”
–Marilynne Robinson … Read the rest