The Deep Well with Erin Davis Podcast

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Episode 4: The Secret Fast

Bethany Beale: In this season of The Deep Well, we’ve been talking about feasting and fasting. Erin, did you grow up familiar with fasting?

Erin Davis: I did not. I grew up more familiar with dieting. My mom, I mean, there were times when she didn’t eat, but it was always for weight loss. I’m not throwing her under the bus. She and I have talked about this many times before. But I can’t remember our family ever fasting. I can’t remember ever hearing about it in church. I don’t really have any context for it until I became an adult.

What about you, Bethany? Did you grow up fasting?

Bethany: Interestingly enough, yes. I come from a family with eight kids, and my parents really did an undertaking by helping us fast. It was very small, though; we would do it for a meal. Honestly, I can remember them …

About the Teacher

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is married to her high school sweetheart, Jason, and together they parent four energetic boys on their small farm in the midwest. She is the author of more than a dozen books and Bible studies, the content manager … read more …

About the Host

Bethany Beal

Bethany Beal

Bethany Beal is the co-founder of GirlDefined Ministries and co-author of several books, including Girl Defined: God’s Radical Design for Beauty, Femininity and Identity. She is passionate about spreading the truth of biblical womanhood through writing, speaking, and mentoring … read more …