What is Lent?

What is Lent?

I grew up sort of non-denominational Charismatic with missionary Baptist and Presbyterian influences (the simplest label would be Evangelical). Most of us who have grown up in the shadow of the Evangelical church are needlessly afraid of 1700 years of Christian history, including Lent. But Lent isn't something anyone needs to feel threatened by or afraid of. It's really quite special, actually.

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