3 Months of Fasting (& Why You Might Want to Try This)

by Joe Fontenot, May 25, 2017 in Life Hacking Spiritual Disciplines

When my brother was younger, I found him sticking a paperclip into a outlet. I knocked it out his hand. “Sam, are crazy!?” “What? I just wanted to see what would happen.” Later that year–unbeknownst to Sam–I was doing my own experiment with my ceiling fan and electrocuted myself. It scared the mess out of me. […]

The Theology of Curse Words

I used to have a boss with a mouth like a longshoreman. He was a Christian, he told me. (Of course.) And he tried, up and down, to justify his prolific use of the f-word. And while his arguments were silly, it got me thinking. Why are bad words bad? God Never Said… It’s true. God never says: Don’t […]

8 Ways to Study that will Help You Grow Closer to God

Hard times are not the only way we grow closer to God. We can be intentional about it. (And, bonus, sometimes a little studying is what keeps us out of the hard times!)

Do You Ever Actually Hear from God?

The difference between passive listening and active listening, and 3 practical ways you can begin active listening in your prayer time.

Tweaking it to Oblivion

Life isn’t about perfection, it’s about not quitting. It’s about moving forward in spite of imperfections. And that’s a whole lot harder to do than say.

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