#InfluencePodcast with Alicia Britt Chole

As executive editor of Influence magazine, I have the privilege of interviewing Christian leaders on a wide variety of topics. Here’s my podcast interview with Alicia Britt Chole, author of 40 Days of Decrease. The focus of this podcast is decluttering the soul by means of fasting, not just fasting food, but also fasting unChristlike attitudes and actions. Continue reading #InfluencePodcast with Alicia Britt Chole

Review of ’40 Days of Decrease’ by Alicia Britt Chole

Alice Britt Chole, 40 Days of Decrease: A Different Kind of Hunger, A Different Kind of Fast (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2016). Sometimes, it takes a crisis to force us to think deeply about life, what matters most, what deserves our best efforts. Alicia Britt Chole (pronounced SHOW-lee) opens her new book with a personal health scare. “A high fever, a few scans, multiple masses, possibly a lethal abcess…the specialists convened, conferred, counseled me to cancel all engagements and began cutting.” Doctors released her from the hospital eight days after surgery. One specialist said, point blank, “At this point, I … Continue reading Review of ’40 Days of Decrease’ by Alicia Britt Chole