What is Ash Wednesday and why we shouldn’t ignore it.


Excellent post. There is a lot we can learn here.

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Ash Wednesday

Since the day of the Reformation, the Protestant church has tried to separate itself from the Catholic Church as much as possible. What started as a fervent desire to proclaim faith in Christ as the only means to Salvation without the added burden of tradition, eventually degenerated into a complete neglect of all the customs and liturgy the Church has practiced historically. One of those traditions that have been neglected by the modern Church is Ash Wednesday.

I, for once, always associated Ash Wednesday with dead, meaningless religion and dissed it without even considering what it really meant. Last year after several years of frowning upon its practice, I was confronted with a dilemma. I was invited to officiate the Ash Wednesday service at my home Church. Today one year later, I sit in my office preparing my sermon for this coming Wednesday once again. As I consider the meaning…

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Born September 22, 1976 in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Father to two beautiful daughters. MBA Regent University, 2002 Licenciatura en Economía UFM, 1999 Colegio Americano de Guatemala, 1994 CSD Municipal

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