Lent is the 6 week period leading up to Easter Sunday. It begins on Ash Wednesday. The Church has historically set aside this period of time to prepare ourselves to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus.
Unless you are Amish, you are probably aware that zombies are way in right now. Which is at least slightly weird since zombies aren’t even a little bit sexy. I mean, there’s not much you can do to glamorize the zombie apocalypse.
But Walking Dead is the biggest show on TV. The number of zombie novels might be outpacing teen vampire romance novels. (Also, that those are a thing? Truly horrifying.) Zombies are even getting attention from scholars.
Which begs the question, Why are zombies so “in” right now?Continue reading
Lent is how we prepare ourselves to observe Jesus’ death and celebrate his resurrection. Here’s a guide to taking Lent seriously.Continue reading
According to our popular imagination, after we die we go to Heaven and become guardian angels. Or something like that. But the Bible is surprisingly unclear about what exactly happens after we die. For Christians, our hope is not in Heaven, but in the Resurrection of Jesus.Continue reading