Tips for Families During

Seasons of Prayer & Fasting

As parents, there are a varieties of ways you can help your entire family during a season of focused prayer and fasting. Here's a few tips and resources:

  • Explain what you are doing, why and for how long. Many use mealtimes for this.
  • Prepare ahead for any hobby, time or food changes they may not be used to.
  • Invite them to pray about giving something up as well.
  • If they do, start small and give them grace (and yourself).
  • Celebrate what God is doing with your family.


Family Life Today - Family Fasting


Fasting With Young Children

Fasting - Teaching Kids Spiritual Disciplines


Revival Starts Here by Dave Clayton

Hunger For God by John Piper