Posts tagged "40 Days Without Food"

When is a Fast Not a Fast? A Q&A with Russ Masterson

Last week we highlighted the release of Mbird contributor Russ Masterson’s first e-book, 40 Days Without Food: Divine Goodness to a Starving Soul. This week Russ was kind enough to do a little interview with us about the project.

You wrote in the introduction that six years went by between the day your fast ended and when you wrote the book. Tell me about the pause.

Well, I’m constantly writing, and I kept a journal during the fast. I didn’t do it because I had some grand idea of a book some day. I just did it because that’s what…

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Announcing Russ Masterson’s 40 Days Without Food: Divine Goodness to a Starving Soul

Very excited to announce the release of 40 Days Without Food: Divine Goodness to a Starving Soul, the first (e-)book by Mbird friend and contributor Russ Masterson, published by last week by Tyndale. In 2004, Russ went on a fast, and he did it the old-fashioned way, forty days with no food. But this is thankfully no ‘celebration of discipline’ – far from it, 40 Days Without Food chronicles his experience with real humility and candor, and his conclusions may surprise you. Especially recommended for folks struggling with questions of purpose (and looking for some comfort). Russ has given us…

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