As part of our Men in Dance blog series, we share an excerpt from an interview with Michael, a high-profile dancer from Malaysia.
Maybe we're an odd bunch in this network. Christians who are also really into fitness and exercise *and* who want to combine the two! We could keep Christianity in the church, and exercise in the gym, but actually, bringing the two together has lots of benefits. The WHY of a Christian fitness class: We can … Continue reading Combining Church and exercise!?!
Some churches have their own gym! Some churches have yoga classes! Other churches might take fright at even the mention of exercise at church but a growing number of churches have Christian fitness classes. I don't know what it's like in your country, but I see around me here in Australia a growing interest in … Continue reading Faith-based Fitness Programs Trending
From the Networks cyberforum: “Like the choreography of a beautiful dance, the different ministries of God’s dance partners in the church are working together to bring God’s plan to fruition. God wants to dance with us.” (Brian Johnson – ‘Come Dance with Me’) Dance is still quite new to me, having only started contemporary classes two … Continue reading God is On the Move
I love to think of ministry as service, as administering what is needed. I wonder: what are we serving? Like waiters serving cups of tea, we're serving real things of the Spirit. I can minister best when I'm full to overflowing with the loving and powerful presence of God. I want to start to imagine … Continue reading Ministry as Service: What are we serving?
Fitness, Well-being & Movement Meditation. (F, W & MM.) Those are three harmonious ingredients for a fabulous network. If I were making a cocktail drink, this would be a mighty good one. It would be delicious, nutritious and zingy! Fitness, plus well-being, blended with movement meditation. I’ll tell you why it’s delicious: The Word of … Continue reading Zingy and Zesty: Fitness, Well-being & Movement Meditation
I love moving to Bible verses. Not so long ago at a Christian festival I was teaching an early morning class. A few eager participants joined me under the trees. We started to move and stretch, warming up sleepy muscles, circling arms and bending knees. We breathed deeply of the fresh morning air and proclaimed … Continue reading I love moving…