If you sense God has more for your life, 21 Days of Prayer & Fasting is a great place to start believing Him for all that He has for you. As you practice seeking Him first, He will move on your behalf like never before. You will start to see the power of prayer impact your relationships, work, family, and every area of your life. Whether you join us in person or online, we would love for you to be part of 21 Days of Prayer & Fasting.
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. God desires to bring into our lives.
January 6th - Message: We Fast & Pray to Repent - Pastor Mike (Kicking off the Fast)
January 12 - Morning Prayer at the Fair Trade Cafe 9am-10:30am
January 13 - We Fast & Pray to Prepare for Ministry - Pastor Jeff
January 16 - Smoothie party at the Fair Trade Cafe 6:30pm
January 20 - Message: We Fast & Pray to Win the Battle & Win The Peace - Pastor Josh
January 23 - Worship Night at the Fair Trade Cafe 6:30pm
January 26 - Prayer Walk on Lifecoast Land 9am-10:30am
January 27 - Message: We Fast & Pray To Worship God. - Pastor Jeff (Break- fast and baptism after church)
This fast is a great option if you do not have much experience fasting food, have health issues that prevent you from fasting food, or if you wish to refocus certain areas of your life that are out of balance. For example, you might choose to stop using social media or watching television for the duration of the fast and then carefully bring that element back into your life in healthy doses at the conclusion of the 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.
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, and bread from your diet and consume water and juice for fluids and fruits and vegetables for food.
In this type of fast, you drink only liquids, typically water with light juices as an option.
* Always consult your physician before participating in any fast