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When Does Lent 2015 Begin? The 40 Most Transformative Days of the Year

Do you really want to grow? Do you really want to change? Do you really want to experience the transformative presence of God in your life? If so…

February 18, 2015 will change everything for you.

This is the kick off of Lent—a holy season on the church calendar in which we set apart to pursue God with wholehearted abandon. Lent is the 40 days before Easter (not including Sundays) set apart for prayer, penitence, and self-denial. This is a time designed to stir your hunger for God and lean in to hear His voice more clearly. This is a season of both repentance and the renewal of faith.

In past years for Lent, I’ve engaged in some unusual spiritual disciplines. One year, I quit prayer. Another, I waved goodbye to contempt. Two years ago, more than 10,000 people joined me in a fast, furious journey through the entire Bible in 40 days. Last year, more than 50,000 people joined in reading through the New Testament.

I’ve been praying about how to welcome Lent this year and feel the holy nudge to read through the Gospels.


Forty days in Matthew. Mark. Luke. John.

40 days = 2.225 chapters read per day

You got this!

When Does Lent 2015 Begin? The 40 Most Transformative Days of the Year

Each day you’re going to be challenged to begin with the prayer:

As I read today, Lord, reveal that which I most need to read but least want to hear.


LentChallenge-ThumbWe’ve put together a FREE reading guide so you can follow along with us as we read Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John during the 40 days leading up to Easter.

To download the FREE 40-Day #LentChallenge Gospel Reading Guide, click here.

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