Lent: No Easy Easter

Post a Comment » Written on March 22nd, 2009     
Filed under: Formation, Lent
CHICAGO, IL (March 20, 2009) – John Weborg is Professor Emeritus of Theology at North Park Theological Seminary and a longtime columnist for The Covenant Companion. Each week during Lent, we are sharing one of his columns that originally appeared in the magazine.

By Dr. John Weborg

Diane Komp is a pediatric oncologist at Yale Medical School. Integrating medicine and ministry, she brings both divine gifts to bear on disease and despair. In a recent article in Theology Today (October 1988), Komp cites the most frequently chosen Scripture texts by parents of young cancer patients, many of whom are terminally ill. They are not the conventional texts given by pastors that have to do, I gather, with promises of eternal life or victory over death.

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Read the others in the series:

•    Lent: Standing By Your Word
•    Lent: Tears Can Do Double Duty
•    Lent: Encountering the Divine

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