By Steve Collins
Do you ever feel like you have the desire, knowledge, and passion to be more effective in your service to others and God, but you just lack the energy? That was the predicament of O.A. Fish, a retired Eastern Airlines pilot who founded South Mountain Christian Camp in the 70’s. For years he prayed that God would heal his body from poor health, but the answer he received surprised him.
By Paul Batz
At age 49 Paul Batz attended the funeral of a friend --- also 49. His friend, overweight, rejected the thought that he “had to” workout. Though Paul doesn’t always find exercise to be enjoyable, he’s learning that he “gets to” workout. “Have to” – “Get to”, there is an attitude difference. And, it makes all the difference in the world.
By Noel Frias

What would you do if you got the bad news that you have HIV? What do you do when you realize you’re not living up to your expectations or in the full potential of God’s grace? Discover how Noel Frias learned to rely on God to turn his tragedy into an opportunity to be the life of Christ to others.

By Corey Little
Like riding a bike, moving forward in life requires momentum from God to achieve balance. We’re not created to live in the extremes. When you’re not moving in God’s plan you risk falling and getting hurt. To achieve balance physically and spiritually there are a few simple rules to follow. Learn how to stop doing everything and focus on what matters most.
An online companion to 40 Days To Better Living – DEPRESSION
Clinical depression was a longtime diagnosis for Greg. He found that a series of antidepressant medications left him without energy and regularly sleepy. He was looking for ways to manage his depression and achieve overall wellness. This is one of six stories and includes discussion questions and links.
An online companion to 40 Days To Better Living – DEPRESSION
Michael used alcohol and food as self-medication for his depression. But when his doctor gave him a surprising health diagnosis, Michael got a wake-up call that it was time to find other solutions. This is one of six stories and includes discussion questions and links.
An online companion to 40 Days To Better Living – DEPRESSION
From her early-childhood experiences Ada had a home life of abuse and trauma. Nonetheless, once she was an adult she married, had children, and got a job. Her struggles continued and led her to a stay at a mental health hospital. This is one of six stories and includes discussion questions and links.
An online companion to 40 Days To Better Living – DEPRESSION
As a child, Dawn wondered why everyone else seemed so happy all the time. At eighteen years old, she skipped school and made her first suicide attempt. Going to church was a step toward recovery but she needed more. This is one of six stories and includes discussion questions and links.
By Tanji Johnson

Fitness personality Tanji Johnson shares about staying positive during injury, “My body was in shock so I was not sure exactly what was injured. I knew, however, that I was in a very familiar place. I may have been a broken athlete but certainly not a broken spirit.”
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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