12 Apr 2019

My Absolute Fast – A Fasting Experience with Cadet Shawn Williams

Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in an absolute fast.  This is the kind of fast in which you don’t eat anything and just drink water for a given

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05 Apr 2019

Why John Wesley Matters For Salvationists?

John Wesley’s life and his teaching on holiness have significantly influenced the Christian church in general and The Salvation Army in particular. Based on this premise, the inquiry of “why

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03 Apr 2019

Confessions of a Non-Faster

I don’t fast. I know I am missing out on what many consider a vital part of their relationship with the Lord and a critical component of their prayer life.

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28 Mar 2019

Hungry For Justice

Today fasting in Christianity is seen as a process to pursue personal spirituality. But is that the whole picture? The biblical way to God is not just about God Himself

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22 Mar 2019

Feasting in God’s Presence: When God is Enough

“Some have exalted religious fasting beyond all Scripture and reason; and others have utterly ignored it.”[i] John Wesley hits the head on the nail, pointing out the imbalance in which

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20 Mar 2019

Hearing from God – A Fasting Experience with Katie Perrett

I was offered the opportunity to join a 21-day fast from YouVersion, Bible app. This plan was sold to me as setting apart these three weeks to seek God on

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14 Mar 2019

Fasting: Broadening the Definition

In my study of fasting I came across this thought-provoking article by Catherine Marshall (journalist and author – 1914-1983) concerning a form of fasting that we all should consider.  I

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12 Mar 2019

40 Days of Decrease by Alicia Britt Chole – A Book Review

What if God called you to practice an uncommon and uncomfortable abandon to the world’s illusions, and instead embrace the Kingdom’s realities by journeying through a 40- day fasting experience? “40

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08 Mar 2019

Set Apart – a Fasting Experience by Major Susan Wittenberg

In the autumn of 2006, I  was invited to a fasting retreat at Camp Ladore.  Fasting always intrigued me, and I had researched it a bit, but I never tried

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07 Mar 2019

Scriptural Benefits of Fasting

Obedience to God When you fast with an open heart and ear to God and deny yourself of what typically fuels you, all trappings are stripped away and there is

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06 Mar 2019

Incarnational Evangelism

In John 17:18, Jesus said, “As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world” (NIV). The key words in this text are “sent into the

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28 Feb 2019

Kinds of Fasts

There are a number of fasts that have been inspired by scripture.  Review these choices and ask God to lead you to the fast that will best meet his purposes

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