Dirty Foreheads

We don’t do an Ash Wednesday service at EXP — maybe in the future? — but here’s a great blog post (“Dirty Foreheads, Right Minds”) about Ash Wednesday, the Lenten tradition, and its ties to repentance. It’s written by Tod Bolsinger, the pastor of San Clemente Presbyterian Church in California and the author of It Takes a Church to Raise a Christian.

An excerpt:

…While for many protestants the idea of imposing ashes or even attending an “Ash Wednesday” service is too, well, Catholic, for them, the truth is that what we acknowledge on this first day of Lent is nothing more or nothing less than being human…

Read the full post here.

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