First Place for Health
First Place 4 Health, a Faith-Based Weight Loss Program
The First Place 4 Health movement has taken the nation by storm! Started in 1981 as a ministry of Houston’s First Baptist Church, First Place 4 Health is a reliable, proven method of weight loss and healthy living. It continues to grow as a vital ministry having had groups in over 12,000 churches across the country – with over a half million members!
The tremendous success of First Place 4 Health is due to its biblical approach to weight loss and overall health management, which puts Christ first and improves every area of a person’s life. This Christ-centered, balanced weight-loss and healthy living program has guided hundreds of thousands of people to a healthy lifestyle and a closer walk with the Lord.
What’s unique about First Place 4 Health?
Christ-centered priorities: Bible study, prayer and Scripture memory
Through group Bible Studies, individuals experience pronounced growth in Christ. Members complete a weekly Bible study which – combined with prayer and Scripture reading – helps to impart God’s strength, empowering members to overcome temptation and make long-lasting lifestyle changes.