A Lenten Fast for Children & Teens

Ash Wednesday is quickly approaching, March 1st, and the first day of Lent is March 5th. It’s during this time when believers reflect on their walk with Jesus and fast or abstain from many things to weaken their flesh and focus on life in the Spirit. Many times, we don’t include children in our Lenten fasts. However, the Lord shared with me a great and necessary fast that we can all do with our … [Read more...]

The Parents’ Guide to Lent

“Then Jesus told his disciples, ‘If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.’” Matthew 16:24 (NRSV) Today marks the beginning of Lent, and Christians all over the world will reflect on and remember the Lord’s sacrifice and passion. It is a season of introspection and preparation for Easter or “Resurrection Sunday.” Many of us are going to … [Read more...]