Living the call

Everyone needs a little inspiration from time to time, no matter where you are on your journey to health and well-being. These Call to Health testimonials can provide motivation. Like the challenges themselves, there are stories for each dimension of wholeness: spiritual, health, financial, and vocational.

Megan Sharp

The Director of Fine Arts for Westminster Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville, Virginia, credits the Well-Being Assessment with helping her improve her physical and fiscal fitness.

Rev. Andrew Taylor-Troutman

A Call to Health challenge about practicing forgiveness helped to inspire not only Rev. Taylor-Troutman, but also his congregation in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Shelly Marshall

Shelly Marshall, a Director of Human Resources, believes the best way to engage employees with Call to Health is by being an example. Learn how Providence House in Shreveport, Louisiana, achieved 60 percent employee participation in less than six months.

Ellen Sherby

Ellen Sherby, Presbyterian World Mission’s Coordinator of Equipping for Mission Involvement, credits Call to Health — and Ignite Your Life coaching — with helping her see how what she eats affects the way she feels.

Rev. Joseph Phipps

Rev. Joseph Phipps of Fairfield, Iowa never gave much thought to preventive screenings until he participated in Call to Health. Then a routine blood test led to an unexpected diagnosis.

Caitlin Bomar

Caitlin Bomar isn't even 30. She has no children and no mortgage. Yet this church Director of Children's Ministry in Memphis, Tennessee, has a will, thanks in part to a Call to Health challenge. Why did she bother?

Rev. Dick Powell

Rev. Dick Powell, President of Mo-Ranch Assembly, Hunt, Texas, often challenged his staff to "top that" as he posted his Call to Health point totals. In addition to motivating his staff, his embrace of Call to Health led him on a literal as well as metaphorical journey.

Rev. Phil Brown

Motivated by Call to Health's financial well-being challenges, Rev. Phil Brown and wife Kara, of Dunwoody, Georgia, made remarkable progress in reducing their debt. Learn how they did it.