Gracious Goodness!

Isn't that saying "goodness gracious?"  Maybe you're wondering if, all these years, you've actually had that saying backwards.  The "Goodness" we speak of today is Biblical goodness, like that described as a 'fruit of the spirit'.  Let's take a look at Gracious Goodness! God calls us to be filled with goodness from the inside out, being holy in what we [...]

Faithfulness

Great Is My Faithfulness? Recall the old hymn "Great Is Thy Faithfulness".  It speaks to how God is always there for us, in so many different ways.  Read Lamentations 3.  In verses 19-26, Jeremiah speaks to God's faithfulness in his situation, which if you noticed, was pretty bleak.    Even though Jeremiah's message to God's people was one of wrath [...]

“March” Toward Patience

The fourth fruit of the Spirit is patience. The word ‘patience’ is mentioned in Scripture nearly 70 times. But, really, who has time for patience? All of us have been told at some point in our lives to "just be patient". In our age of instant gratification, nobody enjoys patiently waiting.  Let's begin to "March" Toward Patience For most people, [...]

Love

WHAT IS LOVE? The greatest gift from God!  The Bible tells us that love is patient, kind, and gentle which are more fruits of the Spirit!  We can love because God first loved us! Without God’s great love for us, we wouldn’t even know how to love! Love is probably the most well-known fruit of the Spirit, but it also [...]

Spiritual Self-Control

In 2022, MissionFiT will help athletes explore the spiritual aspects of their lives by encouraging individual study and in-class group discussion beginning with the "Fruits of the Spirit".  So, the first "fruit" to consider is Spiritual Self-Control Self-control is pretty important in every day life.  For instance, fire is necessary.  Fire under control has many uses in our homes and [...]

Your Health Matters

In conjunction with his message series "Winning Habits", Pastor Brian Duley of Nikeo Church, Charlotte, NC, sat down with MissionFiT Founder Kelsey Elmore.    Their discussion centered around why... Your Health Matters There are a few reasons why your health matters.  The first and most obvious is that you should care about your own health.  Think about it..  You care [...]

What Do I Crave?

MissionFiT offers a new Bible/book study based on the book Made To Crave.  Even before the study is complete you will be asking "What Do I Crave?" We all crave something.  Sometimes it's a favorite food or sometimes it's more meaningful like time away with family.  However, when you ask yourself "What do I crave?", do you even think about "craving" [...]

Care For Your Skin

Your Skin Care Isn't "Better Living Through Chemistry" In 1935, chemical giant DuPont adopted the slogan "Better Things For Better Living...Through Chemistry".  When you use cosmetics, your skin care involves an average of 12 different products made of up to 168 different ingredients.   That's a lot on the largest organ in/on your body. What's In Your Skin Care Products? According [...]

Healthy Boundaries

Do You Maintain Your Healthy Boundaries? It seem that life comes at us from all sides.  So, that's why it's important to build and maintain healthy boundaries.  If you're not being pulled by your family's needs, then the deadlines at work weigh on you like the proverbial ton of bricks.  Maybe you find yourself as caregiver for an elderly parent, [...]

2021-05-02T15:12:08+00:00By |Categories: Bible Study, Training, Wellness|

Why Doesn’t God?

Do You Ever Ask "Why Doesn't God...?" At some point in our lives, ALL of us have asked "Why doesn't God...?" Suffering Is Not An Option.. Sometimes, we find ourselves in circumstances of our own making.  We make a decision on impulse.  Maybe the decision was thought out, the results were quite different from what we expected.  Sometimes, with the [...]