The True Story Behind My First 40 Day Sugar Fast

“Do you love Me more than sugar?” The thought startled me out of my reverie. What kind of a question is that?! Of course I love Jesus. I had grown up in church, surrendered my life to Him at the age of five, and faithfully served Him ever since. I had loved Jesus as far back as I could remember. …

5 Tips for Going on a Sugar Fast

  (Note: The links in this post are affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here.)   We’ve all heard of fasting, right? But have you ever considered a sugar fast? A sugar fast is a great way to discover what controls your heart and also to break the tie that it might have over you. If you’re ready to accept …

Are Church Potlucks More Harmful than Helpful?

Are Church Potlucks More Harmful than Helpful?

Have you ever left a church potluck feeling uncomfortably full, regretting that second (or third) serving of Miss Bev’s famous potato casserole or Larry’s chocolate cake? If so, you’re not alone. According to a 2011 Northwestern study, young adults who regularly attend church are 50% more likely than their peers to be obese by the time they reach middle age.  …