By Dr. James Merritt, Senior Pastor of Cross Pointe Church and host of Touching Lives.
When your life is just one degree off it is out of whack. The truth is, people who want to “live for God” need to have a healthy body too. In this article Dr. Merritt draws heavily on Bible references and introduces four areas where you need to take God seriously in your health and with your body.
By Steve Arterburn, Founder of New Life Ministries
Do you know a preacher that loves donuts but hates sin? Comfort food is a big crutch for Christians that aren’t yet willing to suffer some pain and make a change for the better. Nationally syndicated counselor and best-selling author Steve Arterburn challenges you and gives you the tools to grow to new levels of fulfillment, peace and hope.
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.
An interview with country musician Susie McEntire
At age 52 most women would find lifting a 202 pound barbell for exercise to be... well pretty dangerous. For country musician Susie McEntire the words pretty and dangerous mean pursuing beautiful relationships and taking her role as a woman who loves God further. Play streaming audio of her hit tune Sky Full Of Angels while you read.
By Linda Geldermann
I am the mother of 4 teenagers. It occurred to me that a lot of skin issues are affected by sport and fitness activities. I’ve discovered an approach to skin care that is effective for the active person and spiritually strengthening too.
By Ron Kardashian- Fitness Expert, Life Coach and Author of “Getting In Shape God’s Way.”
What does it take to get in shape and stay that way? Kardashian offers principles from experience that will get you on track to a healthier you. Do something good for you and others – find out how you can get a free copy of his book and DVD while supplies last.
By Brad Bloom with segments adapted from the book Bod4God

Tired of lifting and carrying all that extra weight that you don’t want or need? Join with others who are finding they can transform their body into a better example of what God intended for them. It is happening at churches everywhere. Your church could be the next place where people come to lose more than weight and gain more than eternal life.

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