THE SJMBC FASTING AND PRAYER NETWORK WILL HELP CHRISTIANS EXPERIENCE AND DEVELOP THE DISCIPLINE OF PRAYER AND FASTING, OUR PURPOSE FOR FASTING IS:
1. Cleanses us mentally, physically and spiritually.
2. Brings breakthroughs in our tough times and our battles.
3. Breaks strongholds that Satan has over us.
4. Quickens and makes us more sensitive to the Holy Spirit.
5. Keeps our "Fleshy" desires under control.
6. Strengthens our time with God.
7. Looses power in our lives and ministry for greater service.
8. Binds families and our church congregation together.
9. Makes clear God's purpose for our lives and ministries.
10. Teaches us the value and victory of a lifestyle of Fasting and Prayer.