Lent 2021


Wilderness

BY TAYLOR PLETT What does it mean to be in the wilderness? I spent a good hunk of 2020 moving between ranches in the Great Plains states—a near-nomadic stint of life in literal wilderness. It was an accidental metaphor for the world at large during a global pandemic. I can draw some parallels. In my … More

Playing at Lent

BY STANLEY HAUERWAS I have always thought that Lent is a dangerous time for Christians. This time in the church year I fear tempts us to play at being a Christian. We are to discipline our lives during Lent in order to discover and repent of those sins that prevent us from the wholehearted worship … More

A Great Confusion

BY SHARLA MOODY This piece is part of syndicated series in collaboration with Yale Logos for Lent 2021. You can read the original piece at https://yalelogos.com/home/a-great-confusion. Lord, ask me not to walk atop the seas,  and give me not knowledge of all languages. Do not speak to me with dew or marvelous wines,  and I … More

Lent: What and Why

BY BRADLEY YAM This piece is part of syndicated series in collaboration with Yale Logos for Lent 2021. You can read the original piece at https://www.yalelogos.com/home/lent-what-and-why. What am I giving up for Lent, and why? Lent is a season in the liturgical calendar of the church, which is to say it is a Christian season … More

Humble Offerings

BY SERENA PUANG This piece is part of syndicated series in collaboration with Yale Logos for Lent 2021. You can read the original piece at https://www.yalelogos.com/home/humble-offerings. On a good day (when everything is going smoothly, I’m not on a strict deadline, and I’ve gotten plenty of sleep), it’s easier to cut other people slack when … More