6 Days into the Wilderness

Robby BradfordAwake21, AWAKENING, Awakening 21, Christianity, discipleship, fast, fasting, Jesus Christ, spiritual growth, spiritualityLeave a Comment

At once the Spirit sent him out into the wilderness, and he was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan. He was with the wild animals, and angels attended him.  –Mark 1:13-14 I’ve been fasting and praying now for six days.  I’ve kind of moved past all the physical pain and temptation that accompanied the beginning of the fast–hunger pains, … Read More

What I’ve Learned in the First 36 Hours of Fasting

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Just yesterday I began a 21-day season of fasting, prayer and devotion, along with the amazing congregation I lead in Lafayette, Indiana. The first few days of a fast are not entirely fun.  I feel kind of groggy from a lack of caffeine.  I have a headache.  I’m not really physically up for much activity, and I want to sleep. … Read More

January Happenings at our Church

Robby BradfordAlpha, Awake21, Awakening 21, baptism, church growth, Church life, fast, fasting, First Assembly of God Lafayette, life groups, vision1 Comment

January is more than a marking of our planet’s voyage around the sun or a change of the calendar! At Lafayette First Assembly, we like to take the opportunity to invigorate our spiritual lives and ask God to bring change to our circumstances and our hearts. So, here are some things happening at our church in the coming month that … Read More

Awakening Fast

Robby BradfordAwake21, Awakening 21, Christianity, Church life, fast, fasting, First Assembly of God Lafayette, prayer, spiritual growth, spirituality1 Comment

Do you want to see your spiritual life explode with a new intensity and vibrancy?  I know I do. This coming January 15-February 5, 2012, we will be calling Lafayette First Assembly of God to a 21-day fast.  This three season will be be a great way to start the New Year right and experience a powerful journey for resetting your … Read More