Question of the Day

Question of the Day

When Kenneth and Gloria started their journey of faith they had question too - lots of them! So, we've compiled the most frequent asked questions by people like you - people who earnestly desire to find God's answers to the practical, real-life challenges of everyday living. We have a new question every day, so check back often.

December 8

Q: Is it a sin to be overweight?

A: There are many reasons people are overweight—physical, psychological, emotional. But the bottom line is people are overweight because they give in to the draws of the flesh, including psychological and emotional draws.

Is being overweight sin? Sin is simply “missing the mark” that the Holy Spirit has set for us. When we miss it in any area of life, it’s because we look for our answers to our challenges (including how much we weigh) from some other source. The Holy Spirit is well able to guide each of us in the area of good nutrition and healthy weight management. All we have to do is ask Him and trust Him to give us the right plan and direction. He will do it!