By Laura Monica
Churches often have programs for everything imaginable: food pantries, singles groups, men's breakfasts and more. Church leaders are discovering the value of offering really excellent fitness programs for their community. Laura Monica introduces a variety of fitness programs that will appeal to people of different fitness levels and interests.
By Brad Minns

Brad Minns trained hard to win the World Tennis Games for the Deaf. Down two sets and behind in the third of five sets, he was discouraged. Brad prayed and then pressed forward one point at a time. Today he coaches tennis and motivates people to seek God in their challenges and never give up. Includes video of Brad Minns' personal story.
An interview with Bethany Hamilton
If you lost an arm from a shark attack how would it affect your outlook on life? Would you have the confidence to get back in the ocean? The movie Soul Surfer presents a vivid look at the life of Bethany Hamilton and her family. Faith & Fitness Magazine brings you a closer look into Bethany’s faith journey and fitness lifestyle in her own words.
An interview with Brian Dobson, owner/founder
Only one gym in the world has more winners than all the fitness centers combined. Metroflex, in the greater Dallas, Texas area isn’t just where the big boys and girls train. It is a hot environment (figuratively AND literally) to build discipline. In a culture where bodybuilders are elevated as gods, Metroflex provides an environment where members put themselves to the test and instead have the opportunity to rely on God.
By Gaynor Burton
For a week-long vacation or simply a weekend get-away, FitFish may be the ultimate fitness retreat. From incredible destinations with quality exercise programming to healthy meals and spiritual refreshment you can take your fitness to new levels and renew your mind.
By Dr. Ted Roberts, Pure Desire Ministries International
I love to do triathlons but I have to be in great physical shape to enjoy them. In the same way having a great marriage and experiencing deep intimacy requires emotional and spiritual fitness. In a world awash in porn, intimacy is frequently destroyed in the false pursuit of intensity. Find out how to perform intimately to your ultimate potential.
By John Quinn

You may not be in a wheelchair like John Quinn but to say he is “confined” would be far from the truth. In fact from where he sits he sees possibilities that help him go further than he ever could have before. He is standing in faith to someday stand. Quinn reveals that walking isn’t the only thing we take for granted. Your personal challenge, if you give it to God can be your greatest victory.
An interview with John Rozmus
Bodybuilding.com is a website that boasts being “the future of bodybuilding”. More than 450,000 people have created their own personal BodySpace profile. If you look beyond all the egos and self-promotion you’ll find one of those profiles belongs to John Rozmus. The University of Cincinnati student uses his BodySpace to model more than muscles. John’s online presentation represents a growing number of people who are motivated to seek God and find multiple ways to actively live out their faith in Jesus and make a difference.
By Brad Bloom
>Get some exercise. Get some fresh air. Get alone with God and be spiritually refreshed. The October 6 Worship Weekend is a day retreat designed to help you discover and live in the companionship of God. Reserve you place for this event today.
By Rebecca Arguelles
National Police Week is May 9-15. Faith & Fitness Magazine celebrates the physical and spiritual leadership of those who serve by recognizing Sergeant Rebecca Arguelles of Chicago. Her life shows how all of us can take the gifts of compassion and personal wellness to positively impact the lives of others.

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