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The. Rev. Leo T. Fong teaches a fitness class in this 2003 file photo from UMTV.

Finding the Fu in You

UMTV presents a throwback special. Meet a United Methodist Kung Fu pastor who once studied with Bruce Lee. View

Mental health: Activity benefits aging

"As a church," says successful-aging leader Barbara Bruce, "we must not let our older members languish and become stagnant." Read More

UMTV: Worship and Workout

Pastor at gym stresses faith, fitness all week. "I look at the Y like the woman at the well. People come here. I provide that spiritual connect." View

Tennessee faith groups fight youth obesity

Seventeen percent of children are considered obese. United Methodist churches and agencies want to help change that statistic. Read More

Food fight in the church kitchen? You bet!

Nashville woman takes on battle against childhood obesity as she transforms the food fare at West End United Methodist. Read More

Maryland D.S. takes ‘prayer bike tour’

The Rev. Evan Young took a 55-mile trip in his district to show how he feels "the church needs to engage itself &ellipsis;meet people where they are." Read More

Survey finds clergy’s worries add on pounds

Pension and health board reports United Methodist clergy exercise more than other U.S. adults do but still have more medical issues. Read More

Over 90, Teaching Yoga: Bernice Bates

United Methodist Bernice Bates is 91. "I've attained this age because I have done yoga. Gives you peace just like your church does." View

World Record Female Bodybuilder: Ernestine Shepherd

Ernestine Shepherd is 75, runs 10 miles a day, and credits workouts and her United Methodist faith for turning her grief into joy. View