Practicing the Spiritual Discipline of Forgiving Others by Pastor Jim Renke “Forgive us our debts as we have forgiven our debtors.”  - The Lord’s Prayer Our hope is, just as we have fasted, prayed, and given, this Friday we will take an opportunity to practice forgiveness.  This is a spiritual discipline that frees us to experience the riches of God’s grace of forgiveness for us.  Here are some things to think about as we practice

https://youtu.be/VqV4_XSF54w A Personal Guide to Prayer Pastor Casey Dwyer Remember Jesus’ guidance Prayer is not a performance for God, others, or us. Prayer is personal connection with God our Father Prayer is prioritizing God’s kingdom in our lives Reset your mind When you sit down to pray, ask yourself some questions. Respond to each answer with a short prayer as listed below: Why is my soul downcast? Lord have mercy Why is my heart heavy? Lord, have

  https://youtu.be/0QbH2NES92w   TIPS ON FASTING by Pastor Jim Renke Caution:  If you have underlying health conditions such as pregnancy, anemia, behavioral disorders or other chronic health problems, you should never fast without consulting a physician first. Preparation before the Fast: What are the limits you’ll place on yourself?  Some cannot do a complete food fast for a variety of reasons and will instead decide to modify their diet for the day.  That’s okay. Choose your schedule. The