Faith – Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Christmas is over for another year and like most years, I am able to truly enjoy the season AFTER the fact. Every year I say to myself that this year will be less busy, less stressful and less complicated so I can just breathe and enjoy. This year it was busier than ever with family visiting from overseas, more people to buy for, more food to make and the end of school year activities were multiplied due to prizegivings and end of primary school graduations.

But now that it is all over I am reminded of why we celebrate this season. It’s not because we need more stuff or need to commemorate the passing of eras (like primary school) or that we need to eat more food or spend more time with family….we celebrate because of a baby born 2,000 years ago. A baby who cooed and did all the normal baby things, yet was a promise to the world….a Saviour!!! It’s hard to imagine that this tiny baby became a man who altered the face of history and provided each of us a way to personally reconnect with God through his death on a cross in Jerusalem and all despite how we have chosen to do our own thing. WOW!! I am thankful beyond measure.

Wherever you might be at in your spiritual journey, take some time to examine the life of this baby, Jesus!!! See how His life transformed others and how He wants to be a part of your life every day. I am so thankful He is part of mine and as I look forward to 2011 I am excited to see what He’s going to do in my life this next year.

If you’re a part of Fit 4 Life Fitness and want to know more about how Jesus transforms lives, feel free to talk to any of the staff…or if you just have some questions, we’d love to help you find the answers you’re looking for. As we say at Fit 4 Life, we’re “more than a gym” because we not only want to help with the fitness side of life, but also want to encourage everyone who comes our way to look at all aspects of life whether it be finances, faith or friendships.

Here’s to a new and exciting 2011!!!

Christy – Fit 4 Life Staff

Some resources to help:

The Case for Faith – Lee Strobel

Answers to Tough Questions – Josh McDowell

A Skeptics Guide to Faith – Philip Yancey

Fun pics of our Glenfield Gym Opening Day – February 2010

Here’s some cool photos of the opening of our new Glenfield gym, Fit 4 Life!!! Come check us out!! Photos are courtesy of Michelle Deacon….if you need an awesome photographer, she’s for you. Check out her website. http://www.outstretchedphotography.com and check out our website for more information – www.fit4lifefitness.co.nz

New Cheap Glenfield Gym – Fit 4 Life

Fit 4 Life, a new fitness centre on Auckland‘s North Shore is open for business.

What makes us different? We’re “……more than a gym”. Our focus is not just on physical fitness, but also providing more for our members. Free seminars on relevant topics that are interesting to our community – relationships, money, family etc – free financial planning is available and more importantly we want to provide a place where people can get to know others and build solid friendships. Overarching all of this is our belief that a spiritual life is important and specifically a relationship with God. Fit 4 Life operates under HTL Ministries a Christian charity, but is a place for all people. Our beliefs are the core of how we operate and the programmes we offer.

Come check us out at Fit 4 Life, 65D View Road, Glenfield. Ph 09 442 5395. We’re open Mon – Fri 6am to 8pm and Saturdays from 10am – 2pm. Check out our website www.fit4lifefitness.co.nz

Oh….did we tell you that we’re non-profit and therefore one of the cheapest gyms around!!!!

Welcome to Fit 4 Life!!!

Welcome to the first blog for Fit 4 Life….”more than a gym”. We hope you will find some interesting articles on here not only about physical fitness, but also practical tips for all parts of your life from relationships to finances.

Keep checking back for more articles and check out our website http://www.fit4lifefitness.co.nz

The Fit 4 Life Team