Tag Archives: Fasting

Why We Fast

The first time I remember fasting was as a teenager doing an event called the 30 Hour Famine- now this wasn’t “real” fasting as we’ll see, but it was my first experience and exposure to the concept. I remember going … Continue reading

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Praying for Peace in Syria

I know that I am not the only person appalled at the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria against their own people. This breaks international laws “regulating” warfare (which sounds strange- but that is essentially what it is) and … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Fasting During Lent for Non-Liturgical People

For the past two and a half years, I have been pastoring Hope United Methodist Church, a growing church that has a history of less than 10 years. There is a mixture of worship experiences within the church. Some come … Continue reading

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