Across the country, congregations are whipping members into shape with highly marketed, faith-based health programs. What's right—and troubling—about the trend.
June 21, 2013
And how my own appetite went from enemy to dear friend.
November 21, 2012
What Jennifer Livingston's response to one ignorant reviewer gets right and wrong about obesity.
October 8, 2012
Where Michelle Obama's anti-obesity campaign falls short.
August 10, 2011
As the West exports its fat stigma to developing countries, the church might export its welcome embrace to those on all ends of the body mass index.
April 14, 2011
Lysa TerKeurst's 'Made to Crave comes' dangerously close to suggesting that food is bad.
March 15, 2011
Fitness programs like the one launched at Rick Warren's Saddleback Church rightfully teach us that exercise and healthy eating are not spiritually 'neutral.'
February 15, 2011
The First Lady has been criticized for mentioning her daughters' weight to launch the 'Let's Move!' campaign.
March 2, 2010
Which clothing lines are belt-tightening during the shrinking economy.
June 19, 2009
The church's silence on food addiction is ignoring sin—and hurting women.
May 15, 2009
Ruby Gettinger, a Sunday school teacher in Georgia who weighed 700 pounds, battles her obesity — and leans on God — on national television.
November 14, 2008
A Missouri judge's decision prompts the question.
July 27, 2007
Weight loss for me isn't about beauty or health.
December 1, 2005
Christian dieting programs—like Gwen Shamblin's Weigh Down Diet—help believers pray off the pounds. But what deeper messages are they sending about faith and fitness?
August 25, 2000