Joshua Sowards is the Director of Healthy Bodies Healthy Spirits West Virginia. He served as a Coordinator for Try This WV helping grow the network from 2015-2017. He's a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and an avid believer that our bodies are the temple of God. He wants us to care for them so we can serve Him with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength. (Mark 12:30) He is the Minister of Small Groups and Worship with his wife Desiree at First Baptist Church of Kenova. They have two daughters, Aslyn and Lila. He's passionate about fellowship, singing, wholesome food, and creating a culture of healthy living for the church to serve Jesus.
Healthy Bodies Healthy Spirits Conference and Network mission are made possible by the generous support and funding of partners, individuals, congregations and denominations.
Who's On Board?
Methodists, Presbyterians, American Baptists, Catholics, Southern Baptists, Nazarenes, AME members, Unitarians, Lutherans, Episcopalians, we’re all joining hands with Try This West Virginia, with the support of The American Heart Association and the Arthritis Foundation.
Our aim: Create ways to connect people of faith with resources they can use. March 2016 was declared Healthy Bodies Healthy Spirits month by the Governor and legislature at the requst of our committee!
Click here for the steering committee list.