Manage Your Stress

Did you realize you're a manager?  If you have children, especially of different ages, you have to manage meals, schedules, and other activities.  As a business owner, you have to manage people, payroll, ordering, production and other systems within your business.  In each scenario, the idea is to keep the household or the business functioning properly and efficiently.  To keep [...]

The Burpee (UGH!)

Anyone who has watched or participated in any type of Cross-Fit style workout has witnessed the power of the exercise called The Burpee (UGH!) Maybe you are new to "functional fitness" and have seen someone complete a burpee (or 12) then voiced the athelete's thoughts:  (UGH!).  As well, you've wondered: "What is so "functional" about a burpee?" "And who came [...]

Back To Basics!

Part of the traditions of a new year are "resolutions".  Among the top resolutions on any list are "Exercise More" & "Lose Weight".  For most people that means going Back To Basics It's that time of year when MissionFiT athletes get to "reset" their nutrition habits and/or develop new and better habits. This annual "back to basics" challenge is designed [...]

A Little Kindness

So, How Important Is A Little Kindness? In a study of 37 cultures around the world, 16,000 subjects were asked about their most desired traits in a mate. For both sexes, the first choice was kindness. Acclaimed psychologists John and Julie Gottman gathered data on successful marriages for decades and found that kindness was essential to a lasting union. But, [...]


When you think about gentleness, what's the first image that pops into your mind?  Probably not Rojo & his friends! Gentleness In the dictionary, “gentleness” is defined as ‘the quality of being kind, tender, or mild-mannered.’ Many older Bible translations use the word meekness in Galatians 5:23, whereas modern versions translate it gentleness. Matthew Poole’s Commentary explains this quality as [...]


Fruit of the Spirit - Peace The word ‘peace’ appears nearly 429 times in the Bible, which helps us understand it is so important to the faith community. A Strong Desire One of the strongest human desires is for peace.   Whether it be peace between nations, between neighbors, or even within our own minds (Romans 8:6).   If you're a member [...]

Journey’s End 2022

2022 Summer Journey's End You'll reach your limit at Journey's End! That's right!  After eight weeks of walking, hiking, jogging and running, MissionFiT athletes can officially declare they reached the Summer Journey's End for 2022!  And boy, everyone put their feet up at the finish line! Summer Journey Recap OK.  Maybe there wasn't a nice cool latte or [...]

Summer Journey #8: Ephesus

Welcome to Journey Milestone #8 Ephesus! Can you believe it?  MissionFiT athletes have traveled the country of Turkey throughout eight weeks of summer.  The last stop in this summer journey is #8:  The City of Ephesus.  Let's look around! In the Bible….  Acts 18:19-21, 24-26 Acts 19:1-20:1 Acts 20: 16-17 1 Corinthians 15:32 1 Corinthians 16:8 Ephesians 1 Timothy 1:3 [...]

Summer Journey Milestone #7: Pergamum

Welcome to Summer Journey Milestone #7: Pergamum! In the Bible….  Revelation 1:11 Revelation 2:12 Pergamum is one of the seven churches to receive a letter from the "Angel, the divine messenger".  The letter commends the church for remaining in faith.  Yet, the letter also warns of the judgment to come because some in the church at Pergamum accepting false teachings [...]

Summer Milestone #6: Sardis

Welcome to Turkey Summer Milestone #6:  Sardis! In the Bible….  Recall that our Turkey Summer Milestone #6:  Sardis is one of the seven churches to receive a letter from Christ, through the pen of the Apostle John.  Our Lord had something to important to say to each one of these churches.  Specifically, Sardis was to "wake up, strengthen and reaffirm [...]