Rick Warren claims to have been inspired by Daniel, who refused the rich foods of the royal court in order to serve God more fully. Warren started the Daniel Plan, a program of workout classes, meal plans, support meetings, walk and worship sessions, and online workout trackers.
He made a video in which he associates good health with good religion. “I’m responsible to God to make the most of my time, my life, my body, my words, my relationship,” he states, “so there’s a stewardship issue.”
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