Monthly archive for October 2018

Ten Things I Love About Our New Materials

Ten Things I Love About Our New Materials

I’m getting out my tambourine and dancing–  praising God for His faithfulness to us. Our new materials are ready. The materials have exceeded our wildest expectations. We think you will love them as much as we do. Here are my special top ten:   Remains Christ-centered – some things are going to look a little different, but this fact will remain true forever. Our materials are Christ-centered and Biblically-based. The foundation verse for First Place For Health is Matthew 6:33 NIV, “Seek first his Kingdom and his righteousness and all these things will be given to you as well.” Seeking Christ first and foremost is the key to all of our wellness endeavors. That will never change. It is the power behind the transformation process that happen in First Place For Health. Continued deeper focus on the Four-sided person– we are commanded to love God with our whole heart, mind, soul and

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My Place for Discovery

My Place for Discovery

Human beings have struggled with behavior since the beginning of time. In the Garden, Adam and Eve made a disobedient choice to eat the wrong food. Throughout history others chose the wrong path, too. Even while fiercely following God, Moses, Noah, Sampson, and others disobeyed and failed. Finally, King David cried out, “Search me O God and know my heart….” The majority of us don’t need medical or clinical help—because we have a physical problem with a spiritual answer. While we at First Place For Place aren’t psychologists or doctors and never offer medical or clinical advice, we have the Living Word as our guide and our doctor. So, we have developed four My Place for Discovery books. Each book is designed to be completed during one12-week session. Book One – Searching Myself: We will discover how life experiences and personal traits contributed to unhealthy living. Book Two – Searching Life’s Lose and Weight

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My Place for Nutrition

My Place for Nutrition

When I was first asked over two years ago by Vicki Heath to author the revision of the food plan, my emotions were all over the board. First, I felt extreme excitement!  I would get to do something for a ministry that changed my life, a program that I have loved for 23 years now….what an honor!  Then came the fear that I couldn’t possibly be “smart enough” for this task.  But God assured me “it would be OK”, He would help. After all, He had helped every single person who had this job since First Place began in 1981, and He wouldn’t stop when it was my turn!   Now, I am so thrilled to share My Place for Nutrition with you.  I was told before I began writing the book that I could do something new—I could write it in the “first person”, speaking to you from my heart and my own personal experiences, just like

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