Posts tagged with ‘Soup and Study’

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Advent 2016

by Drew Downs

While the Christmas season has begun to creep into Halloween out in our culture, we are given a different season in the church. A season which comes first. Advent is marked as a season of anticipation and waiting. Like Jesus’s parable of the bridesmaids in Matthew, this waiting has both a sense of hope and […]

Bring Lent Close

by Drew Downs
Lent at St. Stephen's, Terre Haute probably won't include a bucket of chicken

As we approach Lent, I’m actually excited this year. Excited that this season actually makes sense to me. And hopefully it will make sense to you, too. I used to have a love/hate relationship with Lent that was much more of the hate than the love. All the somber tones, the need to punish ourselves, […]