A few years ago, I took a group of Free Methodist teens to hear several Christian music artists perform. The event heavily promoted a child-sponsorship organization that offered to change a child’s life for $38 a month. The teens were moved by the videos and musicians’ endorsements, and at least one teen rushed to pick up a sponsorship card with a child’s photo. Other … Read more...
“May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful, and he will do it” (1 Thessalonians 5:23–24).
I knew a girl in college whose response to most any conversation was: “That’s just how I am.” Whether spoken … Read more...
It was an ordinary Wednesday. I was face down, lying prostrate, on the cold tile floor in the church bathroom. I heard someone open the door. I mumbled something in response as the woman asked why I was on the floor in the first place. I was feeling too sick to move, and the cold tile felt good against my throbbing head and sweaty body. … Read more...
BY JEFF FINLEY
The media depictions of Ferguson, Missouri, don’t reflect what life is like for many residents of this northern St. Louis suburb of 21,000 people, according to Pastor Tim Grimmett of the Open Door Community Church in neighboring Florissant.
The Open Door (previously known as the New Halls Ferry Free Methodist … Read more...
BY BISHOP DAVID ROLLER
Ron and Tammy, along with their prized granddaughter Hayleigh, were caught, about 30 hours ago, in a horrific traffic accident. All three died, along with another person. The drama of the accident, the pathos of the fragility of life, sucks us in, wanting to rush to the headlines and scream out “Why?!” But if … Read more...
New South Conference Superintendent Ron Balzer and his wife, Conference Administrator Tamra Balzer, were killed Sunday evening (Aug. 10) during a collision on Interstate 75 near Valdosta, Georgia. According to news reports, the Balzers’ 3-year-old … Read more...
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...
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...
by Hope Brookens
In the beginning of 2013, our church — Central Michigan Free Methodist Church in Mount Pleasant, Michigan — was approached by Isabella County Restoration House (ICRH) about attempts at opening a homeless shelter in Isabella County.
ICRH is a nonprofit organization that has been behind the scenes for years prior, trying time and time again to get some sort of shelter for … Read more...
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