God Said, “Do It”: How Dr. Lela Lewis Surmounts Challenges in Ministry and Motherhood

God Said, “Do It”: How Dr. Lela Lewis Surmounts Challenges in Ministry and Motherhood

With a sunny smile that she shares generously throughout a busy week of patient care and planning logistics, Dr. Lela Lewis clearly enjoys what she does. She also leaves everyone wondering how she balances her roles as president of Your Best Pathway to Health (YbPTH), mother to four young children, and professional obstetrician/gynecologist. Throug

A Cause Worthy of Sacrifice: For Millennials, Pathway to Health Is a Surprising Draw

A Cause Worthy of Sacrifice: For Millennials, Pathway to Health Is a Surprising Draw

If its social media and online engagement say anything—and in this day and age, when even the POTUS and Pontifex tweet, they say a lot—Your Best Pathway to Health should not be an organization for millennials. I came to this realization when my editor texted me a few days ago asking if I’d found the hashtag for the Los Angeles event. Then I remembe

A Sneak Preview of Heaven

A Sneak Preview of Heaven

Ricardo, 59, is from Guatemala, and he makes me think about heaven.* When I meet him, his face is etched with lines of care. He nods quickly when I ask to take his picture but doesn’t try to smile when I hold up the camera. Three years ago, after immigrating to the United States, Ricardo suffered a stroke that left him in a coma. When he woke up in

The Gospel of Gossip

The Gospel of Gossip

Doesn’t gossip seem so hard to avoid? It starts off as an innocuous, “Hey, pray for [this]” and spirals into a full-blown “You’ll never guess what she said to me the other day. The audacity…” What sometimes gets us Christians caught in the gossip trap is that it’s often passed off as something else: showing “concern,”; looking out for someone’s “we