Category: Fasting

Just A Job or A Calling?

Just A Job or A Calling?

Paul and Barnabas appointed elders for them in each church and, with prayer and fasting committed them to the Lord in whom they had put their trust. Acts 14:23 How do you manage your priorities? What is God’s calling for you? Any appointment into an office in service to the Lord is a serious matter and must be taken seriously. […]

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Five Ways Fasting Can Change Your Life

Five Ways Fasting Can Change Your Life

Originally published in eCommunicator on October 19, 2015 You have the choice to change your life by a simple decision. It is fully within your ability to make this choice, and absolutely within God’s power to give you the strength for the sacrifice. Fasting and prayer, if faithfully done, will alter your existence, rock your spiritual world and bring your […]

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The Science of Fasting

The Science of Fasting

This research, which have been going on for over 20 years suggests several benefits of fasting which could include potential for good health and

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Boko Haram Beheaded, Rev. Lawan Andimi, a Nigerian Pastor after he ‘refused to deny Christ’ (Image STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Desperate Prayers for Such Desperate Times

Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered. Let those also who hate Him flee before Him. Psalm 68:1 “These are the times that try men’s souls” so began Thomas Paine in one of his classic essays, The Crisis, which he penned in December 1776 at the early months of the American war of Independence. The Colonists had no choice but […]

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Pray For The Persecuted Christians in Nigeria

Pray For The Persecuted Christians in Nigeria

When: Friday, January 31 to Sunday, February 2, 2020 Calling All Christians everywhere to Join in The Declared Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Special Days of Prayer, Fasting and Prayer Walk for Nigeria on Friday, January 31 to Sunday, February 2, 2020. Our very existence as Christians in our dear Nation Nigeria has never been at stake as it is now. […]

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More Than 1,000 Christians Killed in Nigeria in 2019 (Getty Images)

Join Other Christians to Stand With the Persecuted Christians and More Than 1,000 Christians Killed in Nigeria in 2019

ECWA USA invites all Christians to stand with the persecuted saints in Nigeria. A three day fasting and prayer has been declared for Friday, January 31 to Sunday, February 2, 2020. Read more about it here, Pray For The Persecuted Christians in Nigeria Friday, January 31: All churches and prayer cells to conduct a prayer meeting at their respective convenient time. Saturday, […]

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ECWA Week of Prayer and Fasting

Week of Prayer and Fasting

Prayer is one of the ways by which we communicate with God to get closer in our daily walk with Him. Through the power of prayer, we gain deeper knowledge of His word. Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit. Zech. 4:6 May we be filled and led by the Holy Spirit in every aspect of our […]

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Proclamation Appointing a National Fast Day

Proclamation Appointing a National Fast Day

Washington, D.C. March 30, 1863 By the President: Abraham Lincoln William H. Seward, Secretary of State Senator James Harlan of Iowa, whose daughter later married President Lincoln’s son Robert, introduced this Resolution in the Senate on March 2, 1863. The Resolution asked President Lincoln to proclaim a national day of prayer and fasting. The Resolution was adopted on March 3, […]

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