Lenten Fast Update

Since 23 Things is covering fasting this week I thought it would be good to update you on how it went with my Lenten fast from Soft Drinks. We will do it FAQ style. Did you make it the entire time? No. I technically didn't start on time because I was running in a Half... Continue Reading →

23 Things – Week 4: Fasting

Week 4: Fasting 8. Read this interview with Scot McKnight on Fasting 9. Participate in a Week of Elimination. In the past, I have eliminated sports from my weekly schedule. If sports is not a distraction for you choose your most attractive guilty pleasure (TV shows, YouTube clips, blogs, Facebook, etc.) and eliminate it from your daily life for one... Continue Reading →

Soft Drinks It Is

On Monday, I posted about Lent and how to participate in it this year. I have wrestled with what it is that I need to give up for Lent. I thought about giving up Twitter or maybe gossip or negativity but I went back to what I said about the connection between the body and... Continue Reading →

Christian Life Hacker Guide To Lent

This week marks the beginning of Lent – the 40 days preceding Easter Sunday. I know many people in my faith tradition, Baptist, who have never heard the term much less practiced a 40 day period of fasting in conjunction with Lent. This is a shame. To join millions of other Christians in preparing our hearts, minds, and bodies... Continue Reading →

Christian Life Hackers Guide To Lent

This next week marks the beginning of Lent - the 40 days preceding Easter Sunday. I know many people in my faith tradition, Baptist, who have never heard the term much less practiced a 40 day period of fasting in conjunction with Lent. This is a shame. To join millions of other Christians in preparing... Continue Reading →

Good Words

Blog: This guy fasted from football for one year.   Site: Designed for young adults, a study on becoming like Jesus. Journal: Christian Reflection devotes an issue to technology and faith. Book: I am glad we have moved past the Emergent trend to the Missional trend. Challenge: Submitting to your kids for a whole day.... Continue Reading →

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