Lent Re-orients Us to the Gospel


Lent, which begins roughly 40 days before Easter, can be a time of spiritual sojourn and reorientation to Christ. Watch this Seven Minute Seminary video from Dr. Winfield Bevins for an introduction to the spiritual disciplines commonly practiced during Lent.

Read the guide for Christian fasting through Lent by Winfield Bevins; View all of our resources related to Lent here; view “A Reason for Lent Is Hard to Find” by Matthew Johnson; view some songs you can add to your Lent playlist; Jonathan Powers talks about “limiting Lent” here; view all of our resources related to the Christian calendar here; Julie Tennent offers some helpful hymns for Lenten worship here.

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Winfield Bevins has a passion for equipping others to spread the gospel in their own context. He serves as the Director of Asbury Seminary’s Church Planting Initiative. As a seasoned practitioner, he has used his experience to train leaders from diverse backgrounds on three different continents. He frequently speaks at conferences, churches, seminaries and retreats on a variety of topics. He is the author of several books, including Church Planting Revolution, Field Guide for Daily Prayer and Ever Ancient, Ever New. He and his wife Kay, have three beautiful girls Elizabeth, Anna Belle, and Caroline.