• Read about Young Adults and the Church in the latest issue of Light & Life Magazine. Read more!

  • More than 52,000 unaccompanied minors have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border since last fall as they flee violence. Here’s how an evangelical coalition encourages you to respond.

  • In conjunction with General Conference 2015, church members from ages 13 and up will have the option to serve on a six-day mission trip in Florida or Caribbean destinations. Click here for more information!

  • A Free Methodist pastor’s family is starring in its own reality television show on popular cable network HGTV. Learn more about the Hatmakers.

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Divine Comedy: A Heroic Lefty and a Hefty King

Have you heard the one about the fat man, the southpaw and the toilet?

Everyone loves a good joke. Well, almost everyone. The people who don’t like jokes usually are the people who are the brunt of jokes — those whose identities are made into punch lines. And after the story is told, they are the ones who others are laughing at — not laughing … Read more...

LLM: October 2014

View From the Middle (Age)

I think of myself as young, but society (and my younger co-workers) might not agree.

After all, I’ve never used Netflix, and I own two VCRs. The music of my youth is now on the oldies station, and if I can’t find a song there, I can turn to my cassette collection. When I mention a TV show like “The … Read more...

LLM: September 2014

Let’s Meet at GC15

Other than a one-day visit in the 1990s to see relatives, I had never attended a general conference until 2011 despite being a Free Methodist for most of my life. I assumed general conference mainly consisted of boring business meetings.

As a new denominational employee, I expected to be busy during General Conference 2011, but I didn’t expect to have my … Read more...

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Bishop David Roller (right) participates in the inauguration of Roberts Wesleyan College President Deana L. Porterfield. (Roberts Wesleyan College photograph)

Roberts Wesleyan, Northeastern Seminary Inaugurate Porterfield

Bishop David Roller (right) speaks at the inauguration of Roberts Wesleyan College and Northeastern Seminary President Deana L. Porterfield (center). (Roberts Wesleyan College photograph)

At an inauguration ceremony at Pearce Memorial Church, the Roberts Wesleyan College community officially welcomed Deana L. Porterfield as the 11th president of Roberts Wesleyan College and the third president of Northeastern Seminary.

Several distinguished guests traveled to attend the …

Jason Garcia

Garcia to Serve as Church Multiplication Strategist

Jason Garcia

The Board of Bishops is pleased to announce the hiring of Jason Garcia to become the first church multiplication strategist employed by the Free Methodist Church – USA.

“It has been our conviction that though many good examples of growth and becoming a movement are evidenced in the Free Methodist Church domestically and internationally, we must have a clearer picture of what our … Read more...

How to Help People Fleeing ISIS

ISIS Response: Bishop Thomas from Light & Life Communications on Vimeo.

The rise of the Islamic State terrorist group (commonly known as ISIS or ISIL) has resulted in persecution and beheadings of Christians and created a refugee crisis in the Middle East.

Praying for Syrian Refugees.

Bishop Matthew Thomas said that Free Methodists in Jordan and other parts of the Middle East are responding … Read more...

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Puppets entertain children during the Takin

Thousands Served in Shreveport

Puppets entertain children during the Takin’ It to the Streets Inc. event in Shreveport.

The Takin’ It to the Streets Inc. team in Shreveport, Louisiana, ministered July 19 to about 2,500 Shreveport-Bossier City residents with items of necessity and resource information to improve residents’ quality of life and to build strong spiritual foundations. The host was the Ernest’s Orleans Restaurant annex, Orleans Field, where 150 ministries … Read more...

Emily Wagler shares about her experiences at FMYC 2014. (Photo courtesy of David Turner)

Called at FMYC

Emily Wagler shares about her experiences at FMYC 2014. (Photo courtesy of David Turner)

Emily Wagler wrote this testimony and shared it with the Hillsdale (Michigan) Free Methodist Church following her trip to the Free Methodist Youth Conference 2014 in Fort Collins, Colorado.

God accomplished some amazing things at FMYC. I can’t thank the HFM church enough for all of your support making it possible … Read more...

Second Location Launched for Job Club

These people recently completed a Steps to Employment course.

It was just over three years ago that Mark Willett, church delegate from King’s Church (Penwortham Free Methodist Church) responded to Bishop David Roller’s call at the U.K. Annual Conference to take risks and try out new things to reach our communities. After pioneering the area’s first church-based work club in October 2011 in Penwortham meeting … Read more...

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