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- Here is a handy one-page listing of all the Lent daily office Scripture readings for 2015 according to the Book of Common Prayer
- Bible Gateway – Lent Devotional* – (*3X per week, M/W/F) Scripture, prayer & Lenten-themed quote. Very worth bookmarking and reading. You can find more Bible Gateway devotional series here. Several good options include 40 days with Bonhoeffer (note the calendar dates are for 2013, but you can still follow the days sequentially), or the NIV 365 day devotional
- Biola University’s Lent Project site. So good. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Meaty reflections on Scripture, accompanied by visual art and music. It’s such a treat, and really good “soul food.”
- Barnstorming blog. YAY! Emily Polis Gibson is once again posting Lent reflections. Her photos and poetry and reflections make this a great site for spiritual encouragement. One of my favorite blogs year round, but especially during Advent & Lent.
- Godspace Christine Sine is a good friend of Lent & Beyond. She posts great Lent resource compilations and prayers. Here’s Christine’s latest list of Lent Resources. See also their Lent resources available for purchase, here.
- Lent Prayer Challenge 2015 – from Christar – 40 prayer topics to help you intercede for missionaries serving among least-reached and unengaged people groups.
There are 30 more links below, including Trinity School for Ministry, Lent poetry sites, Pray as You Go etc. etc… – please keep reading!
- Trinity School For Ministry: 2015 Lent Devotional (also available in Print or by email)
- The Church Society is featuring a 40 day blog series based on a short book about Pastoral Ministry by George Herbert
- Malcolm Guite’s blog: quite newly discovered – I’m finding it a great source of liturgical poetry! Here for instance is his sonnet for Ash Wednesday
- Embrace the Middle East – a UK charity committed to fighting poverty and injustice in the Middle East has a Lent Bible Study series and other Lent resources that will help support those suffering in the Middle East.
- US (formerly USPG) has put together a number of good Lent Resources, notably a daily prayer diary for churches and ministries around the Anglican Communion. They also have launched a Twitter campaign of a daily photo for Lent, illustrating the Gospel in action.
Some other favorite sites for Lent-themed reading, devotionals, resources:
Eric Swensson’s Awakenings blog. Eric is a Lutheran pastor and posts good reflections, quotes, hymns, and awesome photos.
Incline Your Heart A lovely devotional blog by Pat Dague. Pat usually posts several entries per week. Great pictures, quotes, prayers.
Give us this Day – The Rev. Charles Erlandson’s Daily Devotional site based on the daily office Lectionary.
Prydain blog Will is another great friend of Lent & Beyond, and he typically posts meaty readings from the Church Fathers during Lent.
Vicar’s Versicles this is the latest devotional blog from the Rev. James Gibson, an Anglican rector in South Carolina.
Other Lent Links & Resources:
- Fr. Matt Kennedy: What is Lent (a short 7 minute video)
- Let us Keep the Feast (Epiphany & Lent edition): A short booklet with ideas for observing Lent at home
- Lent at Ephesus: Wonderful album of Lenten choral music. MUST LISTEN!
- Some Good Lent book suggestions
- Lent Resources from Cardiphonia – some good links to Lent-themed music, especially new recordings of old hymns…
Links to Lent categories and some key Lent entries (indexes from past years, resource compilations) from here at Lent & Beyond:
You can always find our most recent Lent entries by using our Lent category link.
Also, this is our first year of being on Twitter for Lent. it’s quite likely I’ll Tweet a lot of Lent links & resources that will never make their way onto the blog, so keep an eye on our Lent & Beyond Twitter feed (@Anglicanprayer)