Category Archives: Color Commentary

Celebrity Blogger Week: Anna Fitch Courie

Second-year Celebrity Blogger Anna Fitch Courie is on tap as Celebrity Blogger Week continues (we will not quit until we highlight every single one of these dedicated scribes!). As a fitness guru, among other things, it’s not surprising to see Anna doing pushups in…her home gym? We’re not sure exactly where this picture was taken […]

Celebrity Blogger Week: Megan Castellan

Welcome to Celebrity Blogger Week! A long-standing Lent Madness tradition, we spend the days leading up to everyone’s favorite online Lenten devotion by introducing you to the fabulous writers who will make the 32 saints of Lent Madness 2017 come alive (well, they’re already alive, theologically speaking, but you know what we mean). We’ve asked […]

Free Lent Madness Stuff!

Looking for a way to promote Lent Madness in your congregation’s newsletter or local newspaper? You’re in luck! Below is a FREE article about Lent Madness 2017 — no strings attached (well, besides the harp strings of the heavenly angels). But that’s not all! The Supreme Executive Committee is also tossing in widgets for your parish […]

Lent Madness 2017 Bracket Released!

It’s the day America and the world have been waiting for! Months of speculation by media talking heads, countless polls, rallies all over the place, and the specter of serious competition have all led to this: the unveiling of the 2017 Lent Madness bracket. Tim and Scott met months ago to discern the bracket. Then […]


Last week, Americans were glued to their televisions each night watching the Republican convention. This week, we all tuned in to watch the Democrats. Here at Lent Madness HQ, we’re equal opportunity humorists, because just as America is made up of red states and blue states, so too purple is made up of red and […]

Make Lent Great Again

Everyone knows that purple is made by combining red and blue. So as far as we’re concerned, whether you’re in a red state or a blue state, you’ve got to be filled with Purple Fever. Like everyone else, we’ve been watching the Republican party’s convention this week, and we’ve learned a few lessons. Don’t worry, we’ll […]

SEC Retreat: Unprecedented Inside Peek!

Late last week the Supreme Executive Committee met for their annual retreat at a secure, undisclosed coffee shop. Over 24 hours, Scott and Tim drank coffee, discussed saints, argued in a Biblical fashion over which one of them was “the greatest,” and then drank more coffee. As befitting any church conference there was worship, plenary sessions, […]

Nominations Open!

Welcome to Nominationtide! For one full week, the Supreme Executive Committee will be accepting nominations for Lent Madness 2017. Please note that the ONLY way to nominate a saint is to leave a comment in this post. We will not accept nominations via social media, e-mail, carrier pigeon, brick through a window at Forward Movement […]

What is Spy Wednesday?

The entire world quivers in anticipation of tomorrow’s Golden Halo battle between Julian of Norwich and either Dietrich Bonhoeffer or Sojourner Truth. As you may know, the Supreme Executive Committee has referred to this final round as taking place on “Spy Wednesday.” Several of you have asked us about this unusual name for the Wednesday in […]

FREE Bonus: Two More Pocket Lent Cards

We know you love Lent Madness, and we hope you know the Supreme Executive Committee loves you. In fact, the Tim and Scott love you so much that — even though it’s Holy Week and they’re quite busy — they’re giving you two extra bonus FREE Pocket Lent cards. Now, you might be asking, “What’s a […]