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”

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”

Partner with the PraXis wellness experiment

PraXis is a theological field education project produced in cooperation with the Vancouver School of Theology at the University of British Columbia, BC, Canada. We seek sponsoring parishes and parachurch organizations who wish to explore the idea of incorporating evidence-base wellness and Christian spiritual practices. We are not necessarily trying to “teach” anything in particular.Continue reading “Partner with the PraXis wellness experiment”