On Fasting in Lent

As we begin the season of Lent, take time to consider if the Holy Spirit is calling you to undertake a fast during this season, and if so, in what manner. Fasting is never easy and can be quite frustrating. But the promise is that it will give us more of Christ and that it will form us more and more into his image.

Sabbath as Spiritual Formation

The command to keep the Sabbath in the Old Testament becomes an invitation to enter into God’s rest in the New Testament. Worship and the Eucharist strengthen us to go out from our Sabbath-keeping to tend and care for the personal dominion God gives each of us.

The Counter-Cultural Gift of Sabbath

For us, in the time and place where we live, we need to be reminded of the redemptive meaning of Sabbath and the temptation to be unrelenting taskmasters, both to ourselves and to others.

Seven Good Reads on Sabbath Rest

Setting aside time to rest in God is a challenge, especially in a world that idolizes doing and accomplishing. To begin, consider one or more of these books to use as tools to help you learn to enjoy the blessings of true rest.