Too Much Sugar!

Before you take your "Sugar In The Morning", make sure you know what you're getting into when you have Too Much Sugar! That's right!  Too much sugar might be sweet...but the sweet quickly turns sour.  Watch what happens when one man gets too much sugar in his coffee!  Convinced?   Aside from the taste, too much sugar can do a lot [...]

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 [...]

Turkey Milestone #5: Hierapolis

Welcome to Turkey Milestone #5:  Hierapolis! In the Bible….  The Apostle Paul mentions Hierapolis in his letter to the Colossian believers.  Before closing his letter, Paul mentions Epaphras as one who encouraged and worked for believers in Hierapolis. Colossians 4:13 A Few Quick Facts... Hierapolis means “sacred city” and suggests that the site may have been a temple village. The Seleucids founded [...]

Summer Milestone #4: Laodicea

Trekking across Turkey surely is interesting!  What's our next stop? Welcome to Summer Milestone #4: Laodicea! In the Bible….  Colossians 2:1 Colossians 4:13, 15 - 16 Revelation 1:11 Revelation 3:14 Quick Facts About Summer Milestone #4:  Laodicea The city is one of five cities founded by Antiochus II around 260 BC.  It was named after his wife Laodice and built [...]

Summer Journey Milestone #3: Antalya

Welcome to Summer Journey Milestone #3: Antayla! So, two milestones are down, but athletes are just getting started!  Summer Journey Milestone #3 to Antalya, Turkey ups the ante a little.  Read on to find out more about the eighth  largest city in Turkey.  Antalya is one of the world’s leading tourist destinations and is located on the southwest coast.  Luscious [...]

Journey Milestone 2 : Aphrodisias

Summer Journey Through Turkey Milestone #2: Aphrodisias Join MissionFiT Athletes traveling through Aphrodisias, Milestone #2 on the MissionFiT Summer Journey! In the Bible….  Aphrodisias is about two hours east of Turkey’s mid-Aegean coast along the Meander Valley. The longest and most important Jewish inscription from antiquity  was discovered there in 1966.  It stood outside unprotected from weather, until the inscription [...]

Summer Journey: Turkey Milestone #1

Welcome to Summer Journey: Turkey Milestone #1:  ANTIOCH! MissionFiT athletes begin their summer journey through Turkey following the Apostle Paul...to Milestone #1: Antioch!  Read on and learn about this ancient city situated near the modern Turkish city of Antakya, in south central Turkey. In the Bible….  Acts 11:26, 30 Acts 12:25 Acts 13:2, 7, 13-52 Acts 14:19-23 Acts 14:24-28 Acts [...]