Ways to Engage 40 Days
Activity without stillness leads to praying in our own strength.
What does it mean to ‘cease striving?” How does one take time for stillness and abiding in the midst of work, home, school and other responsibilities? Here we discuss several common questions about engaging abiding prayer, fasting and rest in the midst of varied life situations and schedules.
Wondering how to engage the 40 days? Wondering where to start and what ways you might set this time apart and unto the Lord? Take a look at this list of ways to prayerfully prepare and decide how you and your community can participate.
Below are more resources and ideas to engage the fast as an individual, family, or larger community:
An assortment of spiritual practices to help you engage God’s presence.
Sample half-day or whole-day schedules for individuals, families or groups to spend a day with God.
Outlines to help you facilitate 1 hour virtual prayer calls focused on abiding.
Experienced prayer leaders are available to coach you in leading your community or organization in abiding.