Best Christian Fasting Retreats For The Spiritually Hungry

Create your own banner at mybannermaker.com!

Christian fasting retreats are in greater demand than ever before. The reasons for Christian people selecting these retreats is varied. But each of the several reasons for wanting this kind of retreat among Christians fits into each category of the tripartite make up of man which is spirit, soul, and body. Let us now look at each of these reasons and why fasting Christian retreats can help the Christian advance the health of not only their relationship with God but also the health of their spirit, soul, and body.

Historically these kinds of Christian retreats have catered to the spiritual hunger in man who wants to focus on getting more of God and eating the bread of life who is Christ. So the attendee denies himself or herself of food for one, two or three and sometimes up to forty days in order too seek direction from God just as Jesus fasted in the wilderness in order to connect with his Father, overcome temptation, and gain more of the power of the Spirit as a result. His ministry was preceded by fasting and prayer as all true ministry should be.

Fasting also helps the tripartite component of man called the soul or mind. Christians seek to break some addiction or habit that has control over their soul/mind through fasting and prayer. It is best to do this at a retreat facility with the support of others who are also fasting. And if you can not find a retreat facility that is specifically labled as being Christian, you can still utilize the group support at a secular one and find a quiet place to pray by yourself as a Christian at the retreat facility.

The third reason that Christians seek a fasting retreat is to lose weight and often this reason is combined with either the first or second reasons given above to lend a more spiritual justification to go on the retreat as if the bodily reason is not good enough. It would probably be better for these people to seek out a weight loss retreat or Christian health retreat since the people in charge of this kind of retreat will have specific supports available to help you in your quest. If you want to pray during your time there you can do so in a private place there.

We have covered three reasons that Christians seek out fasting Christian retreats. For the first reason which is spiritual it would be wise for the Christian to seek out a retreat facility and gathering specifically designed for the spiritual quest. For the other two reasons related to the soul/mind and body the Christian does not need a specifically Christian fasting retreat facility but can take part in a secular one and still do their praying in private by themselves or with a friend they bring along on the retreat.

 

 

 

Christian Resorts News:

 

Monday is for Missiology: Theological Education on Mission - ChristianityToday.com

ChristianityToday.com

Monday is for Missiology: Theological Education on Mission
ChristianityToday.com
I've also shared some ideas like this at the annual faculty workshop at Biblical Seminary (which has focused on "missional education" as part of their emphasis). However . This mission is initiated by God, revealed in the story of Scripture, is .

..


Do Taxpayers Need Marriage Workshops? - Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Do Taxpayers Need Marriage Workshops?
Mother Jones
He acknowledges that many of them aren't married, just looking for relationship advice. . for couples massage classes, date nights, and EURœsexual enhancementEUR workshops in Clearfield, Pennsylvania; a EURœsweetheart dinner danceEUR in Sacramento; courses on .

..


Man, 43, arrested after alleged child sex abuse victim of Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell is identified on . - Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Man, 43, arrested after alleged child sex abuse victim of Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell is identified on .
Daily Mail
Superintendent Phil Davies from Greater Manchester Police, said: 'Public identification of victims of sex abuse, in particular child victims engaged in court proceedings, can cause both immediate and long term distress and harm, especially in cases as .

and more »
..


Gun discovered in case of tantric yoga guru 'who was randomly murdered by three drifters' while walking his dog - Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Gun discovered in case of tantric yoga guru 'who was randomly murdered by three drifters' while walking his dog
Daily Mail
Followers credited Carter with improving their romantic relationships by teaching tantra, a philosophy of meditation, yoga and sexuality famously embraced by rock star Sting. They are credited as being 'the most successful and consistent tantra .

and more »
..


University forces all students to go to 'anti-lad' workshops at the start of term to learn about sexual consent . - Daily Mail

Daily Mail

University forces all students to go to 'anti-lad' workshops at the start of term to learn about sexual consent .
Daily Mail
A university is forcing all students to go on 'anti-lad' workshops at the beginning of term to learn about sexual consent and excessive drinking. Both male and female students at the University of Leicester will have to attend the mandatory seminars .

and more »
..


2013 in review: Fires, floods top stories in the Colorado Springs area - Colorado Springs Gazette

2013 in review: Fires, floods top stories in the Colorado Springs area
Colorado Springs Gazette
11 in what officials called rains "of Biblical proportion." Some .. Former Colorado Springs police officer Joshua Dwayne Carrier was sentenced to 70 years-to-life in what a judge called an "unprecedented" string of sexual abuses against 18 male .

and more »
..


Theater to See in LA This Week, Including a Solo Show About Polka. Yes, Polka - LA Weekly

LA Weekly

Theater to See in LA This Week, Including a Solo Show About Polka. Yes, Polka
LA Weekly
The work's emphasis on meshing threads of pagan philosophy and Christian references -- with a side trip to mythical Atlantis thrown in for good measure -- can cause matters to become a little thematically and dramatically muddled. .. The story of .

..

 

 

The Best Christian Sex Advice For Sex In Christian Marriage - Click Here



JCSM's Top 1000 Christian Sites - Free Traffic Sharing Service!



It may not always be the case but you should assume the links on this website are affiliate links which means that we will be compensated if you choose to buy at some point in the near future. Please accept our thanks for your support.