"When you fast, comb your hair, wash your face." Jesus in Matthew 6:17, NLT "They [disciples] will fast." Jesus in Matthew 9:15, NLT Why do we fast?  According to the Scriptures we fast to prepare our hearts in response to sin, tragedy, poverty, injustice or before one of life's great moments.  We don't fast in order to…Read more Fasting

The Mark

Some books have a continuing impact on my life. The Mark of the Christian by Francis Schaeffer is a small book that I read and reread. Francis Schaeffer commenting on John 13:33-35 wrote the following. This passage reveals the mark that Jesus gives to label a Christian not just in one era or in one…Read more The Mark