Liturgical Seasons

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Lenten work

Lent calls us to our rightful mind, to the hard work of dismantling the defenses that divide us from others and that screen out the presence of God, says Marilyn McCord Adams.

Advent aloud

Scripture is astonishing and exciting. So read it that way, says speech coach Christine Parton Burkett. She offers practical advice on how to avoid “stained-glass voice” when delivering familiar Christmas texts year after year.

Watch Night

In William H. Lamar IV’s family, Watch Night means singing and praying out the old year and welcoming with joy the new year. Whether at church or at home, they gather and God visits.

Away from the manger

End-of-the-year tasks can pull Christian leaders’ attention away from what really matters during the Christmas season. But Mark Ralls finds that even when he is not attentive, God still comes.

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