Easter and Lent

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Meaningful Easter Traditions

Host a Meaningful Easter Party with Your Mom Tribe + Their Kids

I’m hosting an Easter party. You should too. Use these menu ideas and activities for a fun, easy way to share the Easter season together.

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Countdown to Easter

This guide will help you reflect on the days leading up to the Cross, Jesus’ death, His burial, and the empty tomb. One Scripture. One brief reflection. Once a day, for 12 days.

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Lent

How About Giving up ‘Contempt’ for Lent?

Togetherness is virtually impossible if one or both spouses feel disgust toward each other.

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The Easter Story

7 Things the Easter Story Teaches Us About Marriage

The purpose of your marriage is to reflect the fullness of God in an increasingly empty world.

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Celebrating Easter

Easter: What’s Your Story?

The day we celebrate Christ’s resurrection is the day we celebrate our own.

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Let God Use Your Scars

After His resurrection, Jesus displayed his scars with confidence, not disgrace. He understood that God often leaves the scars of our past wounds as evidence of His power.

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Why I Like Easter Better Than Christmas

I’m thankful for the incarnation. But without Christ’s death, resurrection, and ascension, Christmas would mean nothing.

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How My Husband’s Death Changed the Way I See Easter

My first spring after instant widowhood altered my perspective on resurrection.

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The Murdered, Risen, Living Messiah

This Easter, place your hope in the One who paid your debt, bore your sins, and gave you peace with God.

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Easter story

12 Ways to Use Resurrection Eggs to Tell the Easter Story

Communicating the most life-changing story ever told in a way children can understand.

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Reclaiming Easter

Easter should be much more joyous than Christmas because of what Christ did for us on the cross.

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Meaningful Easter Traditions

Easter Decorations: Transcendent or Trivial?

It’s easy to miss what’s most important in our Easter celebration.

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rethinking lent

Rethinking Lent

For most of my life I ignored the Lenten season … until I realized how little time I spent preparing my heart for Easter.

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The Rebirth of Lent

Lent excites me because of its intense Christ-focus and, even more, its focus on the cross.

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My Cure for Easter Apathy

Remembering what God has done in my life helped me to recapture my awe of the meaning of Easter.

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Reaching Out Through a Dozen Plastic Eggs

Resurrection Eggs helped families in our inner-city ministry really understand what Jesus had done.

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10 Creative Ways to Celebrate Easter

How can you make Easter more meaningful?

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Celebrating Easter

9 Ways to Create a Meaningful Easter

Rediscover the beauty of this important holiday.

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Finally Doing Marriage God's Way

Resurrected Lives and Resurrected Marriages

The same power that raised Christ from the dead is available to us. It can make us new, and it can resurrect any relationship that seems hopeless.

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Meaningful Easter Traditions

What’s Wrong With Easter?

I have a complaint about how we celebrate this holiday.

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Do Your Kids Know Why We Celebrate Easter?

The Easter holiday may be the best time to tell your children of their need for Christ.

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Easter story

The Easter Story: Explaining the Gospel Through Resurrection Eggs

The story of Easter can be vividly explained through Resurrection Eggs from FamilyLife

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