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Easter

The resurrection of Jesus is central to our faith in Jesus: if there is no resurrection, we have no hope. Following Jesus cannot be reduced to being “a better way to live.” Following Jesus is rooted in the cosmic restoration of all things. Creation itself will be rescued from the curse of sin. This began […]

why we should observe Lent

Lent is a season of fasting as we anticipate the celebration of Christ’s resurrection. Why should we fast during Lent? First a little history: the regular observance of Lent is older than the regular observance of Christmas. Lent is so ancient that Irenaeus (born less  than 20 years after the apostle John died) wrote about the various ways people fasted […]

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