- 83: The life expectancy of people who frequently attended religious services; for infrequent attendees, the estimate was 75.
- 70%: The percentage of churches that provide healthcare services to their communities, according to a survey of 6,000 congregations.
- 40-60%: The percentage of hospital patients who want their doctors to pray with them.
Faith in God, prayer, living a healthy lifestyle as God intended and surrounding yourself with strong social support from other Christians is an important part of living a long and healthy life.
Exercise and a proper diet are important to our physical needs. Faith in God, a strong support system and prayer are important to our spiritual, emotional and physical needs.
Have you prayed today?