Tag: lent

Why Fast?

Did you know that fasting is connected to answered prayer? Have you wondered why some people’s prayers get answered and others don’t. There is a scripture in James 4:3 that says,  “When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.” (New Living Translation)

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WHAT’S WITH THE FLIPPIN’ PANCAKES?

It’s SHROVE TUESDAY! This day gets its name from the word “shrive” meaning “to absolve” and marks the last day before the liturgical season of Lent, which is observed by an overwhelming majority of Christians during the 40 days preceding Easter. Like the Feasts of the Old Testament, it too is a prefigure of the

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