Feasting & Fasting Resources


Fasting: The Ancient Practices – Scot McKnight

God’s Chosen Fast – Arthur Wallis

A Hunger for God (Redesign): Desiring God through Fasting and Prayer – John Piper

Celebration of Discipline – Richard Foster

  • Specifically Chapter 4: Fasting

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life – Donald Whitney

  • Specifically Chapter 9: Fasting for the Purpose of Godliness

Lexham Bible Dictionary – Excerpt on Fasting   



How do you fast if you’ve had an unhealthy relationship with food? – Bridgetown Church Podcast

iPhone Fasting – Ask Pastor John Podcast

Why Do Christians Fast? – Ask Pastor John Podcast

What is the Purpose of Fasting? – Ask Pastor John Podcast



Feasting & Fasting – Tim Mackie

Pray & Fast – David Platt

Pt. 1 – To Starve the Flesh and Feed the Spirit – John Mark Comer

Pt. 2 – To Pray – John Mark Comer

Pt. 3 – Solidarity with the Poor – Darren Rouanzoin


Explainer Videos:

What is the purpose of fasting? – Donald Whitney