Lent

Theology and Education
A wreath and draped cross symbolize the crucifixion of Christ during Good Friday service. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Ask The UMC: How do we understand the timing of the Great 3 Days?

The timing of the events of Holy Week have been understood by Christians since at least the third century.
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Oil painting "The Doubting Thomas" by Leendert van der Cooghen (1632-1681).

Seeking Proof: This Doubter’s Guide to Understanding Easter

"If you wish me to live according to a book written centuries ago, the bar to hurdle my raised eyebrow is set rather high."
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Photo of a robin by Bill Roberts

Birds, Bees, Flowers, and Faith

What seem to be simple signs of new life may have deeper meanings for people of faith. Learn some of the legends surrounding spring.
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“The Road to Emmaus,” an 1877 painting by Robert Zund. Public Domain. The Gospel of Luke account remains beloved reading and gives inspiration to spiritual retreats. Story from United Methodist News Service.

Walking with Christ: Do you know the way to Emmaus?

Luke’s account of the risen Christ’s journey remains beloved reading and gives inspiration to United Methodist-supported retreats. Here is why it resonates.

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