In 2019, the #1 searched diet trend on Google was intermittent fasting.
Everyone is talking about it. Everyone wants to learn more. In fact you probably know someone already doing it.
As a doctor and a Christian, I love how modern science is confirming what we spiritually recognized for generations.
Fasting is a part of every major religion in the world. In fact, it’s probably the only thing Buddha, Mohamed and Jesus ever agreed on. It is an ancient & universal practice, not specific to Christianity, but certainly an important aspect.
Growing up Catholic hearing the phrase "fasting and prayer", I never understood why the combination was so powerful. As I started to intermittent fast, I began to see why Scripture and Church fathers talk about the power of fasting joined with prayer. Genocides are thwarted, adulterers and murders are converted, enemies are defeated, and faith is renewed among believers.
If I could summarize what we read in...