Lent Videos for Spiritual Practices – Spiritual Disciplines

Why participate in Lent? Lent is a season of preparation and repentance during which we anticipate the death (Good Friday) and resurrection (Easter Sunday) of Jesus. Our participation in Lent is aimed at grasping the intense significance of the crucifixion – that gives us a deep and powerful longing for the resurrection, the joy of […]

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A Prayer for a Lenten Evening

Thanks to Thomas à Kempis for this gem from The Imitation of Christ. It’s a perfect prayer for a Lenten evening. Grant me Your grace, O most merciful Jesus, that it may be with me, and work with me, and remain with me to the very end. Grant that I may always desire and will […]

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The Way Up Is Down

For Lent 2010, I’m writing a series of daily meditations for our church (and whoever else is interested). If you’d like to receive one each morning, you can sign up on our church’s home page at https://aplacetoconnect.com (in the left nav bar) or snag a RSS feed from the REP blog at https://rep.aplacetoconnect.com. The first […]

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2009 Good Friday cross video

We created this video for our Good Friday service, where we showed it during a drama in which a man walks onto stage and stands staring at the advertisement-covered cross shown in the video. After a minute, he begins tearing ads off the cross, slowly at first, and then faster. As he tears off the […]

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