Day 10: Press Pause/Press Play

Day 10: Press Pause/Press Play

This is our second day of fasting as we walk through 21 Days of Prayer. Our basic understanding of Biblical fasting is that we don’t eat food. The reality is that fasting is less about not eating food and more about bringing our physical and emotional desires under...
Day 9: Press Pause/Press Play

Day 9: Press Pause/Press Play

In the Bible people fasted for many different reasons. David fasted when he was in mourning for a sick son. Queen Esther called the Jews to fast when they were facing an impossible circumstance. The early church members fasted before sending out missionaries. Jesus...
Day 8: Press Pause/Press Play

Day 8: Press Pause/Press Play

On Day 1 we talked about how when we press pause in prayer it helps us to navigate the external pressures of a busy life. But what about the internal pressures of a busy mind? You know what it’s like – so many things are running through your head that you can’t...
Day 7: Press Pause/Press Play

Day 7: Press Pause/Press Play

I love my son more than he could ever know, but as a two year old his communication skills needs some major improving. He’s still learning to talk so it can be hard to understand him. As a result, I’ve found myself being proactive in making sure his needs are met....
Day 6: Press Pause/Press Play

Day 6: Press Pause/Press Play

Running to and crying out to God in every circumstance is easier said than done, especially when the situations we are in are dark and seem utterly hopeless. Walking through dark seasons full of disappointment can be incredibly difficult when the people around us seem...
Day 5: Press Pause/Press Play

Day 5: Press Pause/Press Play

I’m guessing we’ve all encountered this type of conversation: “How are you?” “I’m fine. How about you?” “I’m doing okay, thanks.” This type of exchange happens all the time – at school, at work, at church, and everywhere in between. I don’t know about you, but I...