Join us in our New Year’s Fasting & Prayer, as we earnestly seek to draw nearer to the Lord for His strength and guidance in our lives and corporately in our church body. “Therefore, I urge you,….in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God – this is your spiritual act of worship.” Romans 12:1 We have Fasting Guidelines booklets that can be picked up in the foyer....
Beloved CBSR family, I wanted to share with you a powerful article that explains the upcoming Season of Lent from the Christian perspective: God Bless you and please consider joining us Wed. March 5, 2014 6:30pm. This Article was written in the Huffington Post of England by Christian Author Canon J.John Lent, the forty days before Easter (not counting Sundays), is a somewhat curious period in the Church’s calendar. Most things in the Church’s year are festivals and we happily talk about celebrating them. Lent is very different: it is a minor-key......
What an incredible Ash Wednesday/Lent service we had last night! Together, we were reminded that at every age, growing in faith and power doesn’t happen by just wishing and wanting. It takes a determined effort on the part of every Believer! In Mark 9:14-29, frustrated by not seeing the power of Christ manifested in their attempt to heal a sick boy, the Disciples questioned Jesus as to “Why couldn’t we….?” Jesus replied, “This kind can come out by nothing but prayer and fasting”. This stern admonition is one for us to take......
A Declared Time of Fasting: (February 22, 2012 – Easter Sunday April 8, 2012) Please join us this Lenten season in a time of Fasting & Prayer. Lent shall be as season of reflection and Spiritual Formation: (Please note the following excerpts from CBSR’s Fasting Brochure) Therefore, I urge you, …in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God – this is your spiritual act of worship (Romans 12:1) Some Thoughts and Guidelines The disciplines of prayer and fasting can be powerful tools in......