Every year, millions of Christians around the world observe Lent, the period between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday. From chocolate to social media, those who observe the Lenten season give up their favorite luxuries in the interest of spiritual discipline.
by Bill Leonard For the last 11 years, First Baptist Church on Highland Avenue, Winston-Salem, N.C.’s oldest African-American congregation (1879), has partnered with the Wake Forest University School of Divinity for a Lenten preaching series at the church’s weekly noontime service.
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