LifeChurcvh.tv, one of the largest and most innovative churches in America, is marking the New Year by participating in a 21-day "Daniel Fast," which involves giving up meat, dairy and sugar, among other foods, not just for health, but "to experience His presence on a whole new level."
It started with LifeChurch.tv in Oklahoma City announcing on its Facebook page that its staff would begin a 21 day fast from Jan. 2. "We're going to experience His presence on a whole new level. Want to join us?" the church asked, encouraging members to visit the website of the Daniel Fast, a 21-day partial fast based upon Daniel's own experiences as recorded in the Bible.
The congregation responded. "Husband is giving up fries and I'm giving up dr pepper," commented a member. "I'm giving up soda and facebook!" said another one.
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