February 14, 2013

Baptists Learning to Love Lent

Jeff Brumley, Associated Baptist Press

Baptists are increasingly observing Lent this year if Facebook is any indication, with news feeds filled with announcements of morning, afternoon and evening Ash Wednesday services today.

Among the first were the folks at Park Avenue Baptist Church in Atlanta, where Lead Pastor Tony Lankford found himself smudging people’s foreheads with ash before they headed off to work.

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