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Stations of the Cross

By Shane Claiborne

Editor’s note: This post was originally shared by our friends at Red Letter Christians. We pray this project by several men on Tennessee’s death row will encourage you as you reflect deeply on the sacrifice of Jesus and what this means for all of us—including those who are, as Shane says below, “condemned to die.”
I am beyond excited to share this with you.

A Listening Lent

By Cyndi Parker

I did not grow up observing Lent. I knew “those other Christians” gave up their favorite things during Lent, which made me feel sad for them. Lent seemed like a somber and strange ritual Christians did before flipping a switch and suddenly becoming happy at Easter.