According to the ancient fathers of our faith, fasting food was a way to expose the bad desires within the body that allowed the soul to drift away from its intended purpose. Fasting is simply making the body say no to the pleasure of food. While we … [Read More...]
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Mike Rakes is a pastor, educator, motivator, and storyteller, who—along with his wife, Darla—serves the body of Christ and has a passion to help people model God’s Love. He is passionate about the spiritual health of the US church and is committed to mobilizing faith communities for God and the good of humanity. Mike has a master’s degree in biblical literature. He also holds a master’s and a doctorate degree from Biola University.
Mike is passionate about making theology practical and understandable for every person. Whether a Christian or an atheist, his teachings are made to challenge and strengthen. He has a heart for communicating to American culture about a God in which so many have lost faith.