What part does fasting play in prayer? And how, exactly, do we do it? As we approach at time of corporate prayer and fasting at Iron Works, Pastor Stan provides some guidance.Read More
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I was on the tennis court, ready to receive serve, when I felt dizzy. That set me on an unplanned crash course on heart disease that included knowing symptoms of heart failure.
Spiritual heart failure is a serious matter as well, one which plagues us all.Read More
There are a few voices that dominate and lead the conversations on sexual dispositions of the culture. Living a healthy celibate life as a single is not one of them.
The Socrates of our culture silently whispers, “A chaste life isn’t worth living,” and goads us to believe that lie.Read More
Gather, bless, eat, share, and serve. This has been happening throughout time in countless homes as families and friends share meals together. The concept is not new. People have been gathering together to share meals for centuries. So in September when I attended a homeschool conference with the Wild and Free community I was pleasantly surprised to hear Sally Clarkson, a veteran homeschooler as it turns out, share about her experience and enthusiasm around the concept of “nurturing faith through feasting, one meal at a time” as her subtitle indicates in her new book, The Life-Giving Table.Read More
God never expects us to be immune to pain, to pretend it isn’t happening, to fake happiness when we are grieving. He gave us tears to shed. He made us with the full capacity to feel the physical and invisible pains of the human experience. He made us human.