Vaughn’s Published Articles

These articles were written by Vaughn Lawrence, and have been published in various newspapers and magazines.

  • Achieving Peak Performance Starts Today
    This article isn’t just for elite athletes, although it will apply to them as well. Regardless of your age, you can achieve amazing physical strength, stamina and endurance. There are cultures throughout the world that are active well past the century mark, and you can do the same by understanding three basic principles. First, we […]
  • Are You Eating Food – OR Poison?
          Food – A nourishing substance that is eaten, drunk or otherwise taken into the body to sustain life, promote energy, and promote growth Poison – A substance with an inherent property that tends to destroy life or impair health I believe it is time to take a close look at these two […]
  • Back to School Nutrition – Metro Voice August 2015
    Designed for Health by Vaughn Lawrence Back to School Nutrition August is “back-to-school” month and that means back to the school cafeteria. More and more parents are realizing the critical link between what we eat and our overall health. Children who eat nutritious foods simply function better, do better in school, have better focus, have […]
  • Eat How You Were Designed
          Your body was designed very specifically. Your car was designed very specifically. How do you take care of your car?  Most everyone is very careful in changing the oil, changing the air filters, changing the spark plugs, keeping air in the tires, putting quality gasoline in the tank, etc. We know for […]
  • Embrace God’s Creation this Summer! – Metro Voice April 2016
    Summer is fast approaching, and for many, that means summer camp.  Some of my favorites memories were going to camp, fishing, canoes on the lake and exploring the great outdoors.  It seems harder and harder each generation to get outside and explore God’s amazing creations in nature.  Whether summer camp is part of your plans […]
  • Here’s to a FLU-FREE Winter – Metro Voice November 2015
    Have you ever wondered why everyone seems to get sick more in the winter?  There is actually very good reason for that, so let’s learn why so we can prevent colds and flu’s this year and maybe prepare better for next year. Your immune system is designed to fight infections.  Many people encounter bacteria, virus, […]
  • Holiday Tips & Preparing for 2016 – Metro Voice December 2015
    So how many times have we read about eating healthier around the holidays and get all prepped for New Year’s resolutions to exercise, lose weight and feel better; then found ourselves in March still eating pumpkin pie for breakfast? If so, this article will hopefully give you some good ideas that maybe you haven’t heard […]
  • It’s Cool to be Kosher – Metro Voice October 2015
    It’s Cool to be Kosher What does it mean to be Kosher?  And truthfully, does it really even matter?  If we love Jesus, we don’t have to follow those Old Testament laws, right?  Isn’t that legalistic?  The answer is yes and no, and it can get complicated, so let’s try to make it simple… Ultimately, […]
  • Keeping Dad Healthy – Metro Voice June 2015
    Designed for Health by Vaughn Lawrence Keeping Dad Healthy In honor of Father’s day this month, let’s take a deeper look at understanding heath, wellness, sickness and disease especially as it relates to men. Men hold a very important role in God’s kingdom. They serve as leaders and protectors in our homes and the world […]
  • Serve Your Way to Better Health – Metro Voice April 2016
    We are called to live a life that blesses and serves others.  This was what Jesus did every day He was on this earth.  He never considered Himself. “Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and give His life a ransom for many.”  Matthew 20:28 As followers […]
  • Spring is Such a Blessing – Metro Voice March 2016
    My wife is from Hawaii and we go back to visit every year, often to get a break from the winter. People always ask me if it is tough to come back. Of course it is! However, I grew up in the Midwest living with the seasons and I absolutely love the creativity of God […]
  • Sugar – The Sweet and Silent Killer
          Many people reading this article may not like what I have to say, yet for many, it will save your life. I always ask people, “Does a good pastor tell you what you want to hear, or what you NEED to hear?” The time has come where we need to stop fooling […]
  • The Future is Bright – Metro Voice December 2015
    As we reflect on 2015, I have really learned a lot and wanted to share a little from my heart. My goal is to encourage you towards a new year full of hope and healing! Here are some key aspects related to health I wanted to share, at both the physical and spiritual level. May […]
  • The Sun is Our Friend – Metro Voice May 2015
    Designed for Health by Vaughn Lawrence The Sun is Our Friend Genesis 1:16 tells us “God made two great lights – the greater light to govern the day and the lesser light to govern the night.” Just as God made plants, animals and us; He also made the sun to be our life-force that governs […]
  • The Value of Sleep – Metro Voice September 2015
    Designed for Health by Vaughn Lawrence The Value of Sleep As the days begin to get shorter heading into the second half of the year, I would like to highlight the importance and value of sleep. It’s easy to stay up late in the summer, especially when it stays light until almost 10pm. For many […]
  • Top Five Steps to Vibrant Health
          This will not be your typical boring health article that says you need to take more Vitamin C, join a gym and work out every day. Everybody reading this probably already knows you should exercise, drink quality water, eat fruits and vegetables and practice stress reducing techniques. Otherwise, you would be reading […]