Tell me about Christian Fasting (in a couple of minutes!)

Fasting is another tool for Spiritual Fitness.  But what does the Bible say about fasting?  Here’s a quick video to get you started:

 

NOTE: We recommend consulting with your health care provider before undertaking any fast.  For some conditions, fasting could be harmful.

Questions:
1.  Why should we fast (in your own words)?
2.  If you have fasted, what were the most important things you have learned?
3.  How would you convince someone else to try fasting?

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No Such Thing As Unanswered Prayer?

It’s 1990 and Garth Brooks has released a song that peaks my interest… and changes my perspective on prayer.  The song is called “Unanswered Prayers.”

Image result for images garth brooks unanswered prayersThe song tells the story of a man who encounters an old high school flame and recalls how he used to pray that God would “make her mine.”  Spoiler alert: It didn’t work out.

But as the man encounters this old flame, he realizes that she wasn’t “the one” and he realizes how grateful he is God didn’t answer his high school era prayer.

There’s just one problem with this song and this philosophy on answered prayers.

Garth was wrong... Continue reading No Such Thing As Unanswered Prayer?

How to Get Spiritually Fit in the New Year

Related imageAre you making New Year’s resolutions around your health or fitness level?  Many folks are, and that’s not a bad thing.

But I wonder how many of us are making resolutions about spiritual fitness?

Wait… spiritual fitness?  Is that even a thing?  And if it is, why should I care? Continue reading How to Get Spiritually Fit in the New Year

3 Steps to Move Forward in the New Year!

Image result for new year's resolutions 2019You’ve been there… a New Year dawns and you’re either looking at a list of resolutions, or feeling like you should be.  Or, perhaps you’ve opted out of this annual guilt-fest because you haven’t  been successful in keeping past resolutions.

We’ve all been there… or will be.  So, here are 3 steps to help you move forward in the New Year. Continue reading 3 Steps to Move Forward in the New Year!