'Church' Tagged Posts

'Church' Tagged Posts

Rest Day and Sabbath

Rest days are important in Crossfit.  Your body needs time to recover from intense workouts.  Here are a few folks from our community of faith reflecting on the importance of Rest Days: [wpvideo TcR6TFMQ] While the church could learn a great deal from Crossfit, our Christian tradition has a unique take on rest days or Sabbath.  Dorothy Bass writes, “Sabbath keeping…

Functional Fitness and Functional Faith

We shared this video last summer and we think it’s worth revisiting.  This grandfather was in the worst shape of his life just a few years ago.  Crossfit has been transformational.  Watch his story here:  [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=folIky4brRo&feature=player_embedded] How is your experience of rooting your life in Grace through worship shaping the…

Setting Goals in Crossfit and Faith

Denise’s first goal in Crossfit was a handstand pushup.  She met that goal some time ago, but tries them over and over again on a regular basis to keep her skills and strength up. Last fall many of us submitted Deep Commitment cards.  We were asked to consider how we would like to deepen our commitment to our community of faith for the coming year.  We set goals in the…