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.
An interview with Army Staff Sgt. Richard Bradley

Can you take a big leap of faith? One dark night Army Staff Sergeant Richard Bradley did exactly that. A bad exit – a tangled parachute --- he had just seconds to think and pray. Surviving the fall had a spiritual impact that would require him to give more than he ever had before. Could that same force be at work in your life too?
By Brad Bloom
Get ready to meet six high performing college students. They excel in academic strength and physical fitness. They’re not just smart and healthy. They are committed to building their whole life to be in shape for a higher calling. Each one has a page. Meet all six.
By Rob Killen
If you go to church read this and discover the growing trend to use fitness to create exciting to-capacity daily ministry. If you don't go to church this may be the "church experience" for which you've been waiting.
By Greg Hansen
Is fitness fun for you? It can be. Gregory Hansen brings you four perspectives from individuals who know the importance of making fitness fun. They’ll help you find motivation, spiritual formation, the ability to overcome and a larger perspective on being active. Get practical tips to transform fitness from boring to fun and redefine your faith.
An interview with musician Brian Bates
Get ready to download a free fitness tune you can enjoy the next time you exercise. But before you do, read how a fit lifestyle shapes the music of Brian Bates. From the gym, to his concerts, to his work in Africa, Brian dives deep into life’s experiences.
By Mark Dugdale, IFBB Pro Bodybuilder

The professional bodybuilding scene has offered Mark Dugdale a deeper glimpse into the weight training culture. In this short commentary written especially for our theme “What Would Jesus Lift?”, Mark builds on his unique insights and challenges you to put behind your insecurity and vain-pursuits and instead build commitment and focus.
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.

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