The 40-day duration of Lent dates back to the Council of Nicea in 325 A.D., but was standardized in the year 600 to last 46 days – 40 days not including Sundays.
The Easter season can be a challenging time for preachers, requiring messages that resonate with both members and newcomers drawn to the church for Lent and Easter. These resources may prove useful to pastors preparing messages for Lent, Holy Week and Easter.
Spiritual reflection is a key part of our Lenten journey. These sites offer meditations and devotionals and reflections to assist your spiritual preparation for Holy Week and Easter.
What did Martin Luther preach about on Easter Sunday in 1540? Not to worry, it’s on the Internet!