• Roy Oswald

    • For over 30 years, Rev. Roy Oswald provided leadership for hundreds of conferences and training events in the U.S. and Canada as a senior consultant with the Alban Institute. A variety of denominations have called on him to focus on the pastoral role and the dynamics of parish leadership. He currently serves as Executive Director for the Center for Emotional Intelligence and Human Relations Skills.

The Power of Fasting

(Roy is co-leading the upcoming Holy Week Fast For Peace with Rev. Dr. Margaret Benefiel) Fasting formerly was a common spiritual discipline dating back to Biblical times. The practice continued through the early church up to the Reformation. During the Middle Ages, however, fasting fell into disfavor as it became linked with excessive ascetical practices, […]

March 03, 2024 by Roy Oswald 3 Comments