Tag Archives: Lent

Weekly Roundup: The #BigRead12 Edition

Welcome to the first weekly roundup of March:

Weekly Round Up – The Lent Edition

Welcome to Saturday, and the Weekly Roundup of what we’ve seen online this week:

Church Sofa Half Serious Guide To Church: Lent

How Good At Lent Are You?

In case you’ve not noticed. Its Pancake day today, therefore tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.

What are you giving up?

Use our below tick list for inspiration, and give yourself a tick for each item you’re giving up:

 

Giving up item Points
Chocolate  |        |
Beer / Alcohol  |        |
Crisps  |        |
Ice Cream  |        |
Coffee  |        |
Biscuits  |        |
 Television (Worth 2 Points)  |        |
Your Computer / Playstation (Two Points)  |        |
Smart Phone (2 points)  |        |
Your house / flat (Worth Three Points)  |        |

 

Got one tick: You’re doing alright.

Two – Seven Ticks: You’re doing well. Keep it up!

Seven or more: You are indeed a saint!

  • Are you giving anything up for Lent? If so what?
  • Why are you doing it anyway?

Weekly RoundUp: The Looking At Lent Edition

Well… we are to start with…

  • We’ve mentioned the Beer and Bible initiative currently starting in Chelmsford before, if you missed it I suggest getting yourself over to Phils Treehouse and watching the promo video about it…
  • The 40Things guys are encouraging people to try 1 new thing per day during lent as part of the 40 Things Challenge.
  • Moving away from Lent… The Jesus Mission asks what could be learnt from Barack Obama…
  • Chelliah Laity has compiled a list of Christian Bloggers thats worth a look.
  • According to “BBC’s new face of religion”, people look at Eve as a troublesome wife and God has a wife…The Telegraph.
  • And finally… As I’m sure you can tell, The Church Sofa lads can sometimes channel a bit of an inner geek… Room515.co.uk is a result of that…