Despite more tools and resources to assist us in our pursuit of wellness than have ever existed, the health and fitness of Americans continues to decline, with the Church leading the way in unhealthy behaviors. What accounts for this? Pastor and Author David Bush follows up his previously published book, Fit For The King, with a 30-day devotional that gets to the root of our problem—a misunderstanding or misapplication of the gospel. This book starts where all change must begin—with our minds and our hearts—by leading the reader through a daily re-examination of the relationship between our physical bodies and the development of gospel-centered motives for change. The Christian in need of physical transformation must first address his or her motive for change, then pursue a health journey that is guided by the grace and truth of the gospel! Before you try another fitness class or take the latest diet craze for a test drive, spend 30 days gaining God’s perspective of your body, your motives, and your pursuit of better health!
The Body Gospel: 30 Days of Gospel Truth That Will Transform Your Mind, Body and Spirit
David Bush is a singer, songwriter, and worship pastor whose music has been heard in concerts and on radio across North America. The Body Gospel: 30 Days of Gospel Truth That Will Transform Your Mind, Body & Spirit is David’s second book. In addition to his musical pursuits, David is developing health, fitness, and nutrition classes as well as seminars and conferences.
Here’s What People Are Saying
“God both created us, and then bought us back at the infinite cost of his own Son. He is for the body, and the body is for him. Give David Bush 30 days, just a few minutes each day, to apply Christian theology, in many of its glories, to your perspective, care, and concerns about your body. This is a vital project and pursuit in any age, and especially our day.”
Executive Editor, DesiringGod.com
Pastor, Cities church, Minneapolis
Author, Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus Through the Spiritual Disciplines
“Some books stimulate the mind, some books stir the soul and others move our spirit. David Bush’s The Body Gospel is especially important as it speaks to the spirit, soul, and body. You will be impacted in brilliant, surprising and moving ways. If you’ll devour this book it will grip your life and, as a result, create a future better than you could imagine. It is a timely and vital message for our generation.”
President of World Challenge
“Many Christians do not have a clear understanding of how the gospel impacts their pursuit of physical fitness. This book fills the gap—and does an excellent job. There are no superficial, forced, or artificial connections to the gospel here. It is filled with real, helpful, and profound insights on how the gospel should shape and relate to this crucial aspect of our lives.”
Director of Career Development, The King’s College NYC
Author, What’s Best Next: How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done
P.T. and Author of Get Healthy for Heaven’s Sake
“David Bush’s The Body Gospel challenges every follower of Christ to examine their motivations, habits, and physical disciplines in light of the truth of God’s Word. Be forewarned: if followed for 30 days, it will force you to grapple with a significant number of uncomfortable issues.”
J. Paul Nyquist
Vice President of Discipleship
College of Biblical Studies, Houston, TX
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