Hebrews 11:1 says, “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” When our faith attaches to a dream, vision, or goal, is it specific? Do your dreams excite you? Do you have a burning desire for the vivid pictures you and Jesus are dreaming of together?Read More
Hey New Life Family!
Q: “What did the baby corn say to its mom?” A: “Where is my pop-corn?” Alright, just had to get a corny joke in there. Welcome to day 12 of our fast!! You guys are doing awesome! Hey wait… You over there! Put the cheesecake down. Anyways…
This has been the first time for me doing a 21 day fast. It has been awesome and extremely challenging for me. I have never made the practice of fasting a consistent practice in my life. Before coming to New Life, I believe I fasted for relatively short times about three different times. Every time was at a crossroads and a major decision point in my life. I needed to hear God’s voice. I needed direction. I needed help. And while God loves that, Jesus said in Matthew 6 “When…” we practice these listed things, it helped me understand that I should be practicing more often. It challenged me to develop a new habit and a new spiritual discipline in my life. I have had questions from people that I have been reaching out to in the community, that know I am a pastor ask me, “Why are you fasting?” In other words, why would you EVER do that?! They had just a complete confused look on their face. I felt the same way when I came to New Life and heard what we were going to do in January. But…Read More
By having lifestyles of prayer and fasting we position ourselves to receive an ongoing flow of divine strength. We NEED this strength in these last days. We MUST hear clearly from God and flow with Him obediently and quickly. Fasting brings all this.Read More