The 2018 NALC Lenten devotional, From Ashes to Easter, by the Rev. Dr. David M. Wendel, NALC Assistant to the Bishop for Ministry and Ecumenism, is now available. Ash Wednesday is February 14.The 2018 Lenten devotions follow the daily Bible reading calendar being used throughout the NALC, the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and Lutheran Church—Canada.

From Ashes to Easter is available for download in two formats. Either version may be downloaded and printed as single or two-sided copy.

8.5″ x 11″ regular type (12-point; 50 pages)

8.5″ x 11″ large type (18-point; 98 pages)

In addition, the devotional can be accessed through several other means:

  • In the NALC Walk of Faith app for Apple or Android devices.
  • To receive the daily devotions via SMS, please text @NALCLENT to 614-682-8693.
  • To receive via a daily email, visit:
  • For those preferring a video format, the devotions will be available beginning Ash Wednesday on Facebook (in the NALC group) and on Vimeo at
  • The daily Lenten devotions on Facebook and Twitter can easily be shared with family and friends.

We invite you to live with Scripture during the season of Lent and beyond, going “From Ashes to Easter.”


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