Baptists do Lent too

The other day I went into a local Christian bookstore and asked if they carried any children trinkets for Ash Wednesday–things like stickers and pencils and stuff.   I was caught off-guard when the store clerk informed me that, no, they don’t carry Ash Wednesday stuff because Baptists don’t celebrate Ash Wednesday. That was aContinue reading “Baptists do Lent too”

An Open Letter: Your plans for Lent…

Dear Baptist Spirituality  readers, Lent is coming up rather quickly.  It begins on Ash Wednesday, February 22nd. Lent is the time in which we follow Jesus into the wilderness and place our trust on God in a renewed spirit of faith.  It consists of 40 days (Sundays not included) that lead up to Holy WeekContinue reading “An Open Letter: Your plans for Lent…”