The song “Don’t Miss It” by Francesca Battistelli slayed me the other day. “Burn up the interstate (I do) Got somewhere you need to be, you’re (Always) Not gonna let nobody slow you down (Right, don’t slow me down) Turn off the radio and Turn up your telephone (Got my headphones in to make, Read More

When my family first contemplated a cross-country move, I automatically began searching websites for possible churches where we were relocating. As I did my Internet search, I stumbled upon a women’s ministry announcement about the local Body & Soul Fitness classes. I had never heard of Body & Soul, but I thought that it, Read More

I have some good news to share! Did you know that God’s not done with you? Seriously, He’s not done. You are a work in progress. You are: a painting the Master is still working on a tapestry that is still being woven and spun a house with a foundation but maybe not walls, Read More

Let me tell you a little story about a journey I am on. A journey to true (and lasting) health and wellness for myself and for my family. I look around and everyone I see is either very unhappy with their weight, struggling to lose weight, or wishing they could be healthier. It wasn’t, Read More

Hi Everyone! Today we are revamping and taking you back to last year’s 4th of July SPARK workout by our own Amy Stafford, President of Body & Soul. So while it’s not quite the holiday weekend, you’ll be sure to stay fit for the holiday with this themed exercise routine. Enjoy! Join our Summer, Read More

Hawk Nelson

“You are essential, not accidental, you should realize that you are beloved. Let it soak into your soul. Forget the lies; rise above the hurt and listen to these words. You are beloved …Don’t be afraid. Don’t let hope fade. Keep your eyes fixed on the light above. In the heartbreak, in your mistakes,, Read More

My grandma, Marcie Schipma, is 94 years young. And I want to be her when I grow up. My grandma has raised 5 children, has 19 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren and can name them all in order without skipping a beat. When she wakes up in the middle of the night and can’t fall, Read More

Today we are sharing some fun from one of our classes in Oklahoma. One day as Instructor, Jamie Gray was teaching this fun hip-hop song in class, the children in childcare were headed back in from playing and peeked their heads in to see what was going on. They were invited in and the, Read More

A group of us were sitting in a small group circle on a church retreat, talking about something the speaker said, when I excitedly started talking about how God had recently helped me save money by leading me to a sale on venetian blinds. One of the men in the group called me out., Read More

  “Staring down the face of fear, gotta keep breathing. When the negative is all you hear, gotta keep believing. ‘Cause in the dark there is a light. Your truth, it keeps on burning bright, makes me brave enough to fight the fight and shout the battle cry. You’ll never stop me; I’m a, Read More