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"Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God--this is your true and proper worship." - Romans 12:1

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What Christian leaders are saying...

Norm Evans Body Tithe Endorsement“Having played 14 years in the NFL, I well understand the discipline and commitment to getting and keeping a body in shape! I am so pleased that Matthew Pryor has challenged the readers of The Body Tithe Devotional to engage that same level of discipline and commitment to being spiritually fit as well. His deep insights and practical helps encompass the Father’s heart for his followers. You will be challenged, instructed and blessed by Matthew’s work. I wish I had The Body Tithe Devotional when I played in the NFL.”

Norm Evans
2-Time Super Bowl Champion and Pro Bowler

Kyle Idleman Christian Fitness“In The Body Tithe Devotional, Matthew Pryor weaves inspiration and information to drive anyone with a body and soul to change. Matthew’s transparency, insightful tips and godly direction inspired me to take action.”

Kyle Idleman
Best-Selling Author of Not a Fan

World Magazine Body Tithe Review“For Pryor, fitness is not just a health issue, but a heart issue: Christians should be good stewards of physical health because our bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 6:19). He offers a 90-day workout plan that includes spiritual exercises, prayers, and daily devotionals to encourage readers in their fitness goals. His advice: Don’t expect perfection, but do accept challenge. Pryor shares about his own weight struggles as a child, but convincingly shows that fitness victory is not about a number on the scale. It’s about honoring God with our bodies.”

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Dave Stone Christian Fitness“I love the concept of The Body Tithe! This 90-day journey is a life changer. Daily motivation to become who God truly called us to be—both physically and spiritually. Plan for a victory in Christ!”

Dave Stone
Pastor of Southeast Christian Church, Louisville, KY
Author of The Faithful Family series.

Bob Russell Christian Fitness

“How many times have I greeted the New Year resolved to get in better physical condition? Unfortunately, our New Year’s resolutions often don’t lead to a slimmer, more physically fit body because we lack a plan to go along with our commitment.

In The Body Tithe, Matthew Pryor lays out an excellent plan for you to improve your spiritual fitness.  Buy his book.  Read it and apply it to your life.  I think you’ll be amazed at what it can do for your walk with Christ.”

Bob Russell
Author of Acts of God

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Amazon Stars This book revolutionized my thinking about fitness and how I relate to it.” – Debra B.


Amazon Stars This book is amazing and life changing for me!” – Denise


Amazon Stars The author is an excellent writer and very engaging. The book really encourages living a faith-filled life that includes physical fitness…” – Mitch


Amazon Stars Easy read and completely relatable! I loved it and I highly recommend it to friends and family!” – Amazon Customer

What People Are Saying

“I was able to get my nutrition back in check and training continued while growing deeper in His word. Having Him at the forefront of everything we do was so awesome. The people I took this journey with were fantastic and so encouraging. It was exactly what I needed at the time.READ ON

Body Tithe Testimonials

Bill C.

Louisville, KY

“I stumbled upon BTU by accident but I’m so glad I did! I was feeling defeated and frustrated with my health due to a chronic illness, but Matthew and the group met me where I was at and provided the balance of grace and truth that I needed. I lost 10 lbs during my first challenge, but more importantly…” READ ON

Andrea R.

Washington, DC

“I got the accountability, support and spiritual guidance that I needed and not just form Matthew but also from the other members in the group. We all supported one another and gave each other a little push when needed. It turned out to be one of the best decisions that I have ever made for my health, fitness, and spiritual needs. It was AMAZING!” READ ON

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Jenny G.

Bethany, MO

“As I reached my mid 50s, decades of sedentary jobs, little exercise, and too many snacks were taking their toll. With help from Body Tithe University, I lost 25 pounds(!) and I am in better shape now at age 55 than I was at 45…I recommend Body Tithe University without reservation.” READ ON

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Joseph S.

Fletcher, NC

“I found the BTU very helpful with focus… The weekly spiritual readings and daily time with God are key to staying with this program for me… my mindset has changed… and to this day I find myself singing my praises to the Lord a couple times a week, which was one of our first spiritual exercises… my weight is down about 8 pounds and I can wear my summer clothes!” READ ON

Sylvia L.

Chesterfield, MA

“I really enjoyed the format, the group accountability and stressing the importance of allowing God into all areas of our lives, which is what our Lord desires… Thanks especially to you Matthew for the well-written, thought provoking devotions and the love and care in which you interacted with each of us.” READ ON

Gary M.

London, KY

“I have insulin resistance and my blood sugar was way high. I knew I had to do something, so when I heard about BTU, I decided to check it out. It has helped me tremendously. In just about 4 months my blood sugar went way down!! The doctor is happy and so am I… It helped me take more responsibility for every area of my life.READ ON

Karen C.

Leola, PA

“The BTU Challenge Group has been a HUGE blessing to me. I have been in fitness challenge groups before and enjoyed them, but this one took it to a new level by adding the spiritual component to my fitness world. It gave me not only the accountability for my workouts and nutrition, but even more importantly, it provided…” READ ON

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Jennie P.

Louisville, KY

“My experience with BTU has been such a blessing. Being in a Christ-centered exercise group has made a huge difference in my approach to fitness. The devotions, scripture and challenges each day helped with my motivation… I got so much more than just exercising and nutrition from this group.READ ON

Sherrie S.

Louisville, KY

“I recently took part in a 90 day Challenge Group through Facebook hosted and lead by Matthew Pryor. With daily ‘check-ins’ and inspirational writing by Matthew, the experience was exactly what I needed.READ ON

Michael C.

Prosper, TX

“I realized not long after the group started that I needed the accountability. But what really helped was learning how God’s Word applied to my health and well-being. I managed to lose 27 pounds and gain a great deal of knowledge.” READ ON

Chad F. Body Tithe Testimony

Chad F.

Prague, NE

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Devotional Timeline


What Spiritual Freedom Means


For those who live in America, on July 4th we celebrate the great freedoms we enjoy. But there’s far greater freedom for those who live in Christ. READ ON…

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The Facts About Feelings


Feelings are a gift. But they can also be dangerous. We need perspective and peace if we’re going to harness the power of emotions. READ ON…

Do Not Be Afraid Christian Fitness

The Most Frequent Command in the Bible


The most repeated command in the Bible isn’t likely what you think… and it may even be better! READ ON…

Ignoring Your Fitness Is Selfish


Ignoring your fitness doesn’t just affect you, it affects all those around you. It’s time for some tough love. Ignoring your fitness is selfish, in more ways than you might think. READ ON…

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Watching the Wind


We make all kinds of excuses for not making fitness a priority. At the top of the excuse list is “No good time.” However, we are warned against that kind of mindset in the Bible. READ ON…

Crossrope Review: The Perfect Piece of Cardio Equipment?


There is no shortage of cardio equipment from which to choose. Yet none of them give you more bang for your buck than Crossrope. As you’ll see in this Crossrope review, it very well be the perfect piece of cardio equipment. READ ON…

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Fitness Journey Phase 1: The Fire Phase


You’re ready to get started on your fitness journey. But are you aware of what lies ahead? How will you handle the ups and downs that come with the various phases? Getting Phase 1: Fire Phase right will make all the different. READ ON…

Sleep Making You Fat

Is Your Sleep Making You Fat?


When trying to lose fat, people rarely think about their sleep. They think about needing to exercise more or eat healthier. These are both good things, but they’re not the complete picture. Sleep is the third leg of the fitness stool. Here are some of the reasons why. READ ON…

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