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UM pastor observes Ramadan, and blogs about it, finding Muslim fans

DALLAS—Muslims all over the world are observing the holy month of Ramadan by going without food or drink from sunup to sundown. And fasting right along with them is a United Methodist pastor in North Texas, the Rev. Wes Magruder. He has found the regimen spiritually renewing, but also challenging.“Our Methodist fasts are very wimpy […]

A UM pastor tells why he’s observing Ramadan

Editor’s note: The Rev. Wes Magruder wrote the piece below on the first day of Ramadan. He continues to post to his blog about observing the Muslim holiday. By Wes Magruder, Special Contributor, … I woke up at 4:20 this morning, ate four hard-boiled eggs and a blueberry bagel, swallowed down a cup of coffee, and […]