Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
The day that begins the Lenten season is called Ash Wednesday.
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian May William Johnston, University of Dayton For Christians, the death and resurrection of Jesus is a pivotal event commemorated each year during a season of preparation called Lent and a season of celebration called Easter. The day that begins the Lenten season is called Ash Wednesday. Here are four things to know about it. 1. Origin of the tradition of using ashes On Ash Wednesday, many Christians have ashes put on their forehead – a practice that has been goingRead More
Bylaws workgroup chair resigns
by David Roach NASHVILLE, March 04, 2019 (BP) — Amid ongoing discussion of sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention, one SBC Executive Committee leader has resigned from the EC and another has noted some “stumbling out of the gate” as the convention seeks to confront abuse. Meanwhile, two other EC members, including vice chairman Rolland Slade, have been seeking to hear abuse victims’ personal testimonies. Additionally, statements continue to be issued by victims of sexual abuse and churches named by SBC President J.D. Greear in his Feb. 18 reportRead More