Two weeks into lent, fasting is going great. The first week was great. I felt fantastic. It was a time to slow down and walk with God through Scripture and stuff. Plus, I didn’t feel like ending the fast after 24 hours so I kept it going until late afternoon. It was awesome! Week two…… Continue reading Fast Tuesday update
A full week into Lent, today marks my first Fast Tuesday. Not sure if “pumped” is the right word to use for entering a period of fasting, but I am prepared to enter this season of preparation. I woke up thinking about this passage: Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and…… Continue reading Fast Tuesday, Temptation
A former student of mine posed a question on the Fast Tuesday groups discussion board that I thought was pretty interesting. I think there are differing opinions about Jesus’ instructions. She said, “Aren’t you supposed to fast in private?” Well done, grasshoper! I always challenged my youth group students to ask clarifying questions and not…… Continue reading Is it OK to talk about fasting?