Tagged: lent

Why I Go to Confession

By Allison Duncan The week before Easter, I go to confession with a whole two pages’ worth of sins I’ve been collecting throughout Lent. Pastor Beverly welcomes me into her office, and together we...

No Boom without Bust

Against Enormous Odds, an Activist Fights Fracking in His Hometown by Aaron Foltz In many ways Williamsport, Pa., (pop. 29,304) is the perfect American city. Nestled into a river valley, it’s the town where...

Lenten Devotion: Jesus Heals the…

By Sharon Watkins and Richard H. Lowery Read Luke 7:1–10. “A centurion there had a slave…” People of the United States* reading this passage need to stutter at the word slave, a reminder of...