Theology of Health Marie Ardill Karissa Thomas Olive Mintah Joanna Johnson Monica Delong
Summary of Article- -Ad in New York City  -Obesity? -Taxes vs Ads -Is charging your wallet or churning your stomach the ri...
<ul><li>What the Bible has to say? </li></ul><ul><li>1 Corinthians 6:12-20 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Everything is permissib...
Tradition-  -In the past, the church has not been willing to take care of the members of its community -Passificistic appr...
Experience- -Facts about soda: - 25% of all drinks in America are  soda. - Typical can of soda- 150 calories - People who ...
<ul><li>…  Experience </li></ul><ul><li>The Church- “Overweight Americans Fight Obesity at Church” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>H...
Theology of Health- -Health is taking care of your own body and striving to do your best, whether it is in school, job, or...
What do we mean by the Church’s involvement in promoting health? -The church can encourage people to join focus groups whi...
 
Is this HEALTHY?
Discussion Questions -How do you think the church deals or does not deal with health? -How would you raise awareness about...
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  1. 1. Theology of Health Marie Ardill Karissa Thomas Olive Mintah Joanna Johnson Monica Delong
  2. 2. Summary of Article- -Ad in New York City -Obesity? -Taxes vs Ads -Is charging your wallet or churning your stomach the right solution to solve obesity? -So what is the proper Christian response to health?
  3. 3. <ul><li>What the Bible has to say? </li></ul><ul><li>1 Corinthians 6:12-20 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Everything is permissible, but not everything is beneficial” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Although this passage pertains to sexual immorality, we can take this useful lesson and apply it to other aspects of our lives. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1 Corinthians 3:16-17 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Don’t you know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit…?” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We are to take care of our bodies and respect them, for the Holy Spirit dwell in them. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Tradition- -In the past, the church has not been willing to take care of the members of its community -Passificistic approach -Turning a blind eye to the issue -Is deciding for your self the right response?
  5. 5. Experience- -Facts about soda: - 25% of all drinks in America are soda. - Typical can of soda- 150 calories - People who drink soda, diet or regular, are more prone to gain weight -Cigarettes- Taxes on tobacco only reduced use by 3-5 %
  6. 6. <ul><li>… Experience </li></ul><ul><li>The Church- “Overweight Americans Fight Obesity at Church” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How does the Church deal with obesity? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We believe that the church should deal with health and be involved in such matters so that individuals can have healthier life styles. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Theology of Health- -Health is taking care of your own body and striving to do your best, whether it is in school, job, or eating habits. Church- -Should the Church have the right to tell me if my body mass index is the right number? BMI= weight in lbs x 703 (height) ²
  8. 8. What do we mean by the Church’s involvement in promoting health? -The church can encourage people to join focus groups which will help people to monitor their own health. - The church's community should be active in spreading awareness about health issues, not just eating habits, but on a larger scale- physical, mental and emotion health. -The church should provide awareness about the importance of health. - NOT saying “No Cheetos” - YES to providing exercise groups .
  9. 10. Is this HEALTHY?
  10. 11. Discussion Questions -How do you think the church deals or does not deal with health? -How would you raise awareness about health? -

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