Dr. Michael Minor is the director of the H.O.P.E. Health Initiative for the Congress of Christian Education of the National Baptist Convention and undershepherd of the Oak Hill Baptist Church in Hernando, MS. Dr. Minor is a local, regional, and national champion of faith-based health and wellness mobilization. He is chairing the upcoming state-wide conference, Healthy Congregations Mississippi, planned for October 7-8, 2011.
In our wide-ranging interview, Dr. Minor discusses
- How faith-based organizations are able to impact community health and wellness
- Developing a community calendar of health observances and activities
- Community action focusing on childhood obesity, nutrition, and diabetes
- Creating health-and-wellness vacation Bible schools
- New programs for sickle cell sabbaths
- The need to focus on senior health and wellness
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