TWICE A YEAR, IN JANUARY AND AUGUST, WE TAKE 21 DAYS AND ASK OUR CONGREGATION TO JOIN US IN PRAYER. WE ASK THAT YOU LET THE HOLY SPIRIT LEAD YOU IN WHAT TO FAST AND SACRIFICE THIS SEASON. OUR 2017 FAITH GOALS ARE:

1. MARRIAGES & FAMILIES
2. FUTURE BUILDING
3. 3,000 LOST SAVED
4. STRENGTH AND UNITY OVER:
- CORPORATE GATHERING
- DREAM TEAM
- LIFE GROUPS
- MISSIONS

DURING THIS TIME, JOIN US EVERYDAY AS WE PRAY TOGETHER!

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MON 6:30 - 7:30AM
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MON 6:30 - 7:30AM
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The goal of fasting is to draw nearer to God.  Biblical fasting always has to do with eliminating distractions for a spiritual purpose; it hits the reset button of our soul and renews us from the inside out.  It also enables us to celebrate the goodness and mercy of God and prepares our hearts for all the good things God desires to bring into our lives.  Remember, your personal fast should present a level of challenge, but it is very important to know your body, your options, and, most importantly, to seek God in prayer and follow what the Holy Spirit leads you to do.

TYPES OF FASTS

COMPLETE FAST

This fast calls for drinking only liquids, typically water with light juices as an option.

SELECTIVE FAST

This type of fast involves removing certain elements from your diet. One example of a selective fast is the Daniel Fast, during which you remove meat, sweets, or bread from your diet and consume water and juice for fluids and fruits and vegetables for food.

PARTIAL FAST

This fast is sometimes called the Jewish Fast and involves abstaining from eating any type of food in the morning and afternoon. This can either correlate to specific times of the day, such as 6:00 am to 3:00 pm, or from sunup to sundown.

SOUL FAST

This fast is common for those who do not have much experience fasting food, who have health issues that prevent them from fasting food, or who wish to refocus certain areas of their life that are out of balance. For instance, someone might select to abstain from using social media or watching television for the duration of the fast, and then choose to carefully bring that element back into their life in an orderly fashion at the conclusion of the fast.

Scripture References


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