BY JEFF FINLEY A.J. French had “what a lot of people would consider the perfect life” with a husband, children, a large home and a swimming pool, but then her life changed dramatically. “Our marriage did not work out. I got very, very sick. At first, I did not know I was very, very sick,” French [...]
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BY KATHLEEN A. TRISSEL Anxiety is the No. 1 mental health problem in the United States, affecting 28.8 percent during a lifetime, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Behind the numbers are the faces of suffering humanity. Jessie feels pressure in her chest and shortness of breath. She becomes panicky and thinks she [...]
BY B.T. ROBERTS Are you a child of God? Then what right have you to yield to discouragement? A desponding heart is the almost certain harbinger to defeat. An army that goes into battle with the expectation of being conquered was never known to be victorious. If you have doubts about your acceptance with God, [...]
BY JEFF FINLEY Recent tornadoes have destroyed the homes of at least three families with Free Methodist ties and affected the lives of countless others. A May 31 Oklahoma tornado was the widest tornado in U.S. history, according to the National Weather Service, and Oklahoma also experienced deadly and destructive tornadoes May 19, 20 and [...]
Affirming the recommendation of the presidential search committee, the Greenville College board of trustees unanimously elected Ivan Filby as the college’s 12th president. Filby, who currently serves as dean of the Fermanian School of Business at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, officially begins his presidency on July 1. Filby previously served from 2005-12 [...]
FROM FRIENDS OF HOPE AFRICA UNIVERSITY All those with interest in Hope Africa University have been saddened by the death of Bishop Elie Buconyori, a founder and the Rector of Hope Africa University. Dr. Buconyori died of cancer on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013. Bishop Elie’s death is a huge loss to the university, the [...]
BY PASTOR JOHN BESHAI Light and Life Arabic Free Methodist Church, Detroit Mich. Light Broadcasting Network Director I want to share with everybody at the Free Methodist Church – USA the passion I have for media ministry. I have experienced the effectiveness of mass media communications, especially when the radio and TV shows helped evolve [...]
BY LISA JACKINSKY I am a Free Methodist. But I only realized that recently. When I was young, my mother told me stories of her Free Methodist upbringing – her father’s commanding presence as First Free Methodist’s enduring song leader before instruments and choirs were used; the annual summer camp meeting, where congregants gathered for [...]
BY DR. RON HAMPTON Founder, Takin’ it to the Streets, Inc. On April 20, 2013, Saint Anthony’s Church of Passaic, N.J. was the scene where Takin’ It to the Streets, Inc., a Free Methodist nonprofit organization from Washington, D.C.. partnered with other churches and organizations to provide relief for victims of Superstorm Sandy. The founder [...]
Individuals, small groups and congregations connected on Feb. 10 to watch FMCUSA bishops interview church members who are living out their faith by serving their communities. Watch the video and read the story...
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