April is Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month, which is a hot topic for Christian leaders. Fact: Clergy submit more health claims than any other career path. Stress, is a large part of the "why" behind this fact.   Maximized Living ... is a leader in wellness around the world. Check out this recent blog post they did on Stress. Specifically what YOU [...]

Iron Sharpens Iron Workout #2 in Review

Our Iron Sharpens Iron Workout #2 winners are once again Kenny Klinect of Carmel Baptist Church and Laura Schrieber of New City Church!       19.2 was almost 1,000 reps for some!   Week #2 5 rounds for max reps: 45 sec Walking Lunges 15 sec rest 45 sec Bear crawl 15 sec rest 45 sec Opposite toe touches [...]

Iron Sharpens Iron Workout #1 Winners!

Our Iron Sharpens Iron Workout #1 winners are Kenny Klinect of Carmel Baptist Church and Laura Schrieber of New City Church!       19.1 was almost a mile of running plus 80 burpees - whew!   For the men, Pastor Kenny crushed it with a time of 10:44. As for the ladies, Laura's leading with a 13:40.   19.2 [...]

Iron Sharpens Iron Week #1

“As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” There is mutual benefit in the rubbing of two iron blades together; the edges become sharper, making the knives more efficient in their task.     Iron Sharpens Iron consists of four workouts occurring over four weeks, beginning with workout 19.1 (note that the workouts are designated by their year and [...]

Pastors and Health

Pastors and Health  

Five Fold Fitness is the Key to Health

Five Fold Fitness is the Key to True Health. We are so intricately connected that neglecting to steward one area of health can create a domino effect on total temple health. For example, an event or disease affecting the body must also affect the mind, the soul and the spirit. An event or disease that affects the mind must also [...]

Iron Sharpens Iron (Pastor Edition) is coming this April!

Iron Sharpens Iron (Pastor Edition) is coming THIS April!!     “As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” There is mutual benefit in the rubbing of two iron blades together; the edges become sharper, making the knives more efficient in their task. While we hit workouts at our churches throughout the year, April is the time to be [...]

Faithful and Fractured is a Must Read

Faithful and Fractured is a must read written by Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell, PhD, and Jason Byassee, PhD.   Ray Jean is a researcher at Duke University and Jason is the senior pastor of Boone United Methodist Church in Boone, NC. This book answers the question, ‘Why are pastors in such poor health, and what can be done about it?’  The [...]

LeaderFiT Week 9 in Review

LeaderFiT Week 9 in Review Heading into the home stretch here for our LeaderFiT athletes! Ten weeks of tracking the building blocks of a healthy temple is coming to an end.   It'll be a tight race... this week between McCrory and Klinect. Klinect has been at McCrory's heels for several weeks now! Last week's special challenge for extra points [...]

From Cardio to Cardiac Arrest and Back

From Cardio to Cardiac Arrest and Back MissionFiT Athlete, Joy Motte, is one our most hardest working athletes... and she's got a heck of a story.       This past April, Joy and her husband, David, visited Ireland to explore her Irish heritage.   One event on their agenda was to tour the Blarney Castle and kiss the Blarney [...]

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