How does the theology and practice of the original ancient Christian faith of Christ and the apostles conflict with our secular culture and present lifestyles? Let’s examine one significant aspect of this divergence: fasting.Read More »
Does an athlete need to exercise to become stronger and develop an endurance to “run the good race?” Much the same way, the spiritual, athletic needs to incorporate spiritual discipline.Read More »
Do you have a practice of fasting for one meal or once a month or during daylight hours for a week?Read More »
On Thursday nearly 1,000 Muslims from around the region gathered at the Spokane Islamic Center to celebrate the end of Ramadan with Eid prayers.
“Ramadan was a time to boost our batteries, and boost ourselves,” said Imam Yasser Shahin.Read More »
Although they do it at different times and for different reasons, the faithful followers of many religious traditions participate in some kind of fast.
The Jewish fast day of Tisha B'Av, a day of mourning, began on the evening of July 15.Read More »
In Spokane, temperatures are above normal too. Weather.com reports that July's average high temperature is in the mid-80s, and already Spokane is in the mid-90s.
The annual 30-day fast known as Ramadan, one of Islam’s five pillars, began Tuesday (July 9) and requires that believers forgo food and drink. At this time of year, that means 15 hours of parched throats and unquenched thirst.Read More »