By: Landon Collins During this Lenten Season the staff is fasting and praying for connectivity and community in Earlysville. I pray that in sharing this, it does not come across in any way like one of the Pharisees who wanted to boast about what they were doing. I am sharing our practice as an invitation … Continue reading Magical Fasting?
By: Lance King Sunday night’s Divine Dialogue was one of my top 10 favorite experiences as part of the Chestnut Grove community! In a rare combination of generosity and academic rigor, Landon and Zac explored a variety of doctrinal perspectives about “how Jesus makes us right with God” along with a group of thoughtful parishioners. … Continue reading Got Mature Beliefs?
Growing up Catholic I experienced Lent as part of my yearly rhythm. We went to Ash Wednesday services, we didn’t eat meat on Friday, and I may or may not have given up something. It was just what we did as a family. Experiencing Lent as a Baptist and an adult has been the same … Continue reading Lenten Practices
By: Landon Collins Today is Ash Wednesday. It is a significant day in the life of the Church. In forty-six days we will gather together to celebrate the Resurrection. But how will we get there? For some the next forty-six days will be just as normal as the previous forty-six. For others however, there will … Continue reading Ash Wednesday and the Practice of Fasting