Lent Reflection: A Prayer for a Gospel Saturated Lent

by: Scotty Smith* Jesus answered, “How can the guests of the bridegroom fast while he is with them? They cannot, so long as they have him with them. But the time will come when the bridegroom will be taken from them, and on that day they will fast. Mark 2:19-20...

Reflection: The Second Week in Lent

Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known (1 Corinthians 13:12). “Mirror, mirror, on the wall…” Mirrors play a significant role in the way we look at...

Repent: The First Week in Lent

When I get the house all to myself I like to open up the Psalms and read them out loud-please don’t tell my kids! Here I find a sympathetic resonance that leads to a cathartic restoration of my soul. In other words, they inspire me. I remember my second year of...