Intro: U.S. health crisis, “salvation” and a Christian view of wellness

“Your Faith has made you well.” Luke 17:19 Too often we forget that the English word salvation, is actually a translation of the Greek word soteria, used in the New Testament. In Greek, the word applies to more than protection from harm, but also to health and well-being through Christ: the Healer (soter). The medicalContinue reading “Intro: U.S. health crisis, “salvation” and a Christian view of wellness”

Before mindfulness: best exercises for mobility, strength and cardio/HIIT

The key to PraXis is doing light exercise before your mindfulness, or contemplative prayer practice. In general, adults should do at least 30 minutes of moderate to intense exercise 5 days a week just to stay healthy. In PraXis, exercise is followed by 10- 20 minutes of Christian mindfulness, such as Centering Prayer, Christian MeditationContinue reading “Before mindfulness: best exercises for mobility, strength and cardio/HIIT”

Intro: Christian exercise?

“Train yourself in godliness, for, while physical training is of some value, godliness is valuable in every way, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.”  1 Timothy: 4:8 PraXis is about urging Christian to practice healthy living in Body, Mind and Holy Spirit. We do this through diet, fitness andContinue reading “Intro: Christian exercise?”

Intro: áskesis and physical/spiritual training

“All athletes are disciplined in their training. They do it to win a prize that will fade away, but we do it for an eternal prize.” 1 Cornin. 9:25 JOIN OUR MEETUP GROUP We draw our inspiration for PraXis from the ancient Christian tradition of asceticism, a tradition practiced by early Christians. Asceticism is practicedContinue reading “Intro: áskesis and physical/spiritual training”