Preparing for the Nativity Fast

The Nativity is just right around the corner. DO NOT PANIC! The Nativity Fast (Nov. 15th-Dec. 24th) is intended to be a joyous fast. The purpose of this fast is to help Christians remember that while the birth of every baby is a joyful event, we are to keep in mind WHY Christ is being…

Tithing vs. alms giving

I believe there are few things within the church as controversial as tithing. When I think of tithing, I think of this: In my Christian faith walk, I spent several years (a decade at least) inside of Evangelical churches where it was preached- tithing, not Jesus was the answer to whatever problem you were having….

Spanish rice red lentils

APOSTLES’ FAST They are a tad spicier than what I would normally eat… I don’t have a final pic (I’m not that great at food photography right now.) I do, however, have a pic of the ingredients. From left to right starting in the back; red lentils, hard to see but that is dried onions…