Someone described Lent as “a season of preparation, self-reflection and repentance when we seek to literally ‘turn around’ and realign our lives and focus toward God. It is a time to give up things as well as take on new life-giving practices, helping us rid ourselves of distractions and our own selfish desires. By doing so, we seek to live and love as more faithful disciples of Jesus Christ.”
Often Lent is dominated with discussions of what we are giving up. But what life-giving practices are we introducing into our lives? For the next several weeks leading up to the Easter celebration, we will consider some areas of life that we need to introduce into our lives and the world. To get something “trending” is to get something to spread, particularly on social media. What can the people of God get “trending” during the season of Lent 2020?
If someone were to click on or search these hashtags, would a picture of your life show up?
Sermons in this series
It is growing increasingly popular to espouse disrespect, disgust or is regard for other people. But followers of Jesus have been called to a much greater standard that includes showing kindness to all. In a world where pejoratives and mean tweets are the norm, how can the people of God show incredible kindness. Can we get “being nice” trending?
Sounds simple right? When people see us, they immediately see Jesus, right? The call of Jesus followers is to live a life such that it points people to Jesus. We often stand as the greatest critics of our contemporary world. How do we get the name of Jesus trending?