Fasting And Worship

"Ok, so I'm fasting (and hungry!), so what else do I do?" During a fast, your life should not be "business as usual". Be sure to spend more time than usual in your Bible, in prayer, and WORSHIP. "But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshippers will worship the Father in…

Why Fast Together?

“Go, gather all the Jews who are present in Shushan, and fast for me; neither eat nor drink for three days, night or day. My maids and I will fast likewise. And so I will go to the king, which is against the law; and if I perish, I perish!” -Esther 4:16 When the Jews…

More Fasting Q&A

1. "I did not see eggs on the list at church, should we abstain from this also?" Technically, yes. Eggs are a type of "flesh food", or meat, and are to be treated on a fast the same way you would treat chicken. 2. "My husband doesn't come to church and doesn't want to fast.…

Fasting FAQ’s

 Several questions have already come in about fasting in general as well as our particular 21 day fast. Let me answer some of those questions here: 1. "Can I have coffee on a Daniel's fast?" Technically…no. Caffeine is an addictive stimulant, and is to be avoided. Black tea also. Even decaf coffee and tea have…

Why Fasting Works

Early in my ministry career I served in several Churches as a Student Ministry, or "Youth" pastor.  I loved all of the young men and women in those ministries, and most of them were wonderful to work with.  However, there was a striking difference with some of them.  As much as I cared for them…