Sacraparental Lent 2014: Quick Guide

As you can tell, I’m really enjoying exploring Lent on the blog this year. To help you navigate the labyrinth of posts coming from different angles, here’s a quick reference guide.

Sacraparental Lent for Kids (and adults!) 2014

Lent with kids, Sacraparental Lent with kids, Christian parenting, doing Lent at home, Lent with a familyThese are the posts I have written or plan to write, with links to the ones that exist so far! I’ll edit and update this index as the series unfolds.

Advent with Toddlers (which the Lent pattern was inspired by)

Sacraparental Lent with Kids (setting out the idea broadly – there’s more detail in the next post)

Lent with Kids Week 1: Getting Ready – START HERE if you just want to get cracking.

Lent with Kids, Week 1: Jesus is Wise (a focus on the Bible texts and the practice of wisdom)

Lent with Kids, Week 1: Wisdom at Home

Lent with Kids Week 2: Jesus and the Prophets Make us Brave

Lent with Kids Week 3: Jesus Gives Us Important Jobs to Do

Lent with Kids Week 4: Jesus Gives Us a Fresh Start

Lent with Kids Week 5: Jesus is in Charge of Life

Lent with Kids Week 6, Palm Sunday: Jesus is a Surprising King

Easter with Kids: 32 Ideas for Celebrating Together

What’s the Point of Lent?

Jesus fasting in the desert, Jesus and his followers not fasting, Christian parenting, Lent throughout history, fasting in the Bible, fasting in the New Testament, Scot McKnight on fasting, fasting in the early church, what's the point of Lent?This is a four-part series surveying the development of Lenten practices from the Old Testament to the present, looking for guidance as we create our own Lenten practices.

What’s the Point of Lent? #1: Starting with the Old Testament

What’s the Point of Lent? #2: Jesus and the Early Church

What’s the Point of Lent? #3: Orthodox Practices

What’s the Point of Lent? #4: Roman Catholic Practices

I had a couple more posts in mind for this series, but they’ll keep for next year now.

A Generous Lent (2013)

Last year I followed Stewardship UK’s 40 Acts of Generosity pattern and blogged through it. If you want more to read, you can catch up on those here:

40 acts of generosity, lent reflections, stewardship uk

A Generous Lent (introduction)

A Generous Lent, Act 1: Build a Generosity Kit

A Generous Lent, Act 6: Be a Mentor

A Generous Lent, Act 13: Share the Bible

A Generous Lent, Act 31: Listen

Stewardship is running a new version of the 40 Acts pattern this year too, and you can find it here.

Easter and Holy Week

I’ve also written a few posts on Eastery things, here and at Kiwi Families:


Want more?

I have a Lent board on Pinterest that you can follow or browse (even if you’re not a member, I think). You can also follow me on Facebook for daily snippets.

Phew! That’ll do for now, right?

Do let me know in the comments if you’ve got any other resources to share or requests 🙂

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