Category Archives: Fasting

9 Things You Should Know About Holy Week

The following is a repost from here: ________________________________________ 9 Things You Should Know About Holy Week by Joe Carter, an editor for the Gospel Coalition Holy Week is the week before Easter, a period which includes the religious holidays of … Continue reading

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Called and Set Apart

I find it both daring and courageous for a fellow human being to say, “Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ” (1 Cor. 11:1 NIV).  Yet this is what the apostle Paul says.  I believe Paul was … Continue reading

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American Churches Begin 2011 with Prayer, Fasting

The report at Christianity Post begins thus: “Many American Christians will participate in prayer and fasting initiatives this month to seek spiritual revival in their personal relationship with God and for their nation.” Behind this spiritual revival through prayer and … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Spiritual Disciplines: Does the Indwelling Spirit nullify their Effectiveness?

A Dallas Willard doesn’t think so.  Take for instance the following from the Preface of his The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives: I want us to take the disciplines that seriously.  I want to inspire Christianity today … Continue reading

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