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"The spirit is willing, but the body is weak." Lenten Devotional 2

“Stay here and keep watch with me…could you not keep watch with me for one hour? The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” (Matthew 26:36-46) For many Christians, Lent is a time of giving up something: certain meals or specific kind of food. For others it may be giving up television or Facebook…. Read more »

In The Beginning: Lenten Devotional 1

In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a Spirit from God swept over the face of the waters. -Genesis 1: 1-2 Lent. It is the story of us; of you and me entering a season of self-reflection and… Read more »

Lent Devotional 4/13/17

Greetings to you on this Maundy Thursday.  As our Lenten journey comes to a close this week I hope that you find yourself intentionally living into this Holy Week – reflecting upon each of these important days.  To assist you with this, I’ve called upon Joretta Marshall, the Executive Vice President and Dean of Brite… Read more »

Lent Devotional 4/7/17

Good morning!  I’m sorry this devotional is coming to you a day late, as I was out sick yesterday.  I think you’ll find that today’s devotional was worth the wait.  Our writer for today is Jeff McKee.  Jeff is wrapping up his TCU experience this semester, but I’ve had the great joy of knowing Jeff… Read more »

Lent Devotional 4/11/17

Good morning on this Tuesday of Holy Week.  Over the last several weeks we have been on this Lenten journey together, and I hope it has been as meaningful for you as it has been for me.  As we conclude our journey this week, we will conclude with two devotionals that continue the good work… Read more »

Lent Devotional 4/4/17

Good morning!  I hope your day is going well so far and that your month of April is off to a good start.  In these last two weeks of our Lenten journey I hope you will continue to be diligent in your time of self-reflection and renewal.  To help with that, we have yet another… Read more »

Lent Devotional 3/30/17

Good afternoon!  Greetings on this beautiful March day.  Our Lenten devotional for today comes to us from Vanessa Roberts Bryan, who serves as the Assistant Dean in Student Development Services.  For those of you who might not know Vanessa yet, she recently started working at TCU last September.  I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to get… Read more »

Lent Devotional 3/28/17

Good morning!  I hope your day is going well so far and that your month of March is wrapping up nicely.  Our Lenten devotional for today comes to us from Chauncey Franks, who serves as our Campus Minister to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) on campus.  You’ve undoubtedly had the pleasure of seeing Chauncey… Read more »

Lent Devotional 3/23/17

Good morning!  I hope your day is going well and that you find an opportunity to enjoy this beautiful day!  Our Lenten devotional writer for today is Laredo Loyd.  Laredo is a Sophomore from Little Rock, Arkansas, and is doing a double major in Political Science and Biology.  I have recently gotten to know Laredo… Read more »

Lent Devotional 3/21/17

Good afternoon!  I hope you had a wonderful Spring Break and found the time to rest, catch your breath, and the respite required to come back with the energy that is needed for the remainder of the semester. Our Lenten devotional for today comes to us from Nancy Styles.  Nancy serves as the Executive Assistant… Read more »