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Uniquely Free Methodist

Strategy #9: Go Global - We will increase the global and local influence of our churches by encouraging engagement with worldwide ministries and helping churches to better impact their communities.

Learn about the Bishops' strategy to Go Global...

If you’re wondering who we are, what we believe and what we’re working toward, we invite you to explore UniquelyFM. Learn about the strategies we're using as we work to love God, love people and make disciples. Find out what makes us Uniquely Free Methodist.

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Living in Community

In “Life Together,” Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote, “Let him who cannot be alone beware of community. Let him who is not in community beware of being alone.”

Pride is the chief threat to unity among Christians. The highest form of that pride is seen when a believer thinks he or she can operate independently of his brothers and sisters or doesn’t need them. This occurs, for example, when a … Read more…

Not a “Missions” Church

From time to time, I hear LifePoint Church described as a “missions church” or a church with a “missions emphasis” because we devote a portion of our resources, time and attention to supporting and encouraging the church in India. While this would not necessarily be a negative description of us, I don’t think it is completely accurate. Here’s why:

First of all, I don’t believe Read more…

What Going Global Taught Me

In January 2013, I had the opportunity to go on a mission trip to Masaya, Nicaragua, with a group from my college. A year later, I am able to look back on the trip and reflect on what I learned. The mission trip opened my eyes. I was immersed in another culture for 10 days, worshipping with locals and witnessing both the differences and similarities … Read more…

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April Vision Cast Postponed

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the April 6 Vision Cast is being rescheduled to the Fall. Please watch our various communication channels for more details as they become known.

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Baird Named Butterfield President

Butterfield Memorial Foundation President Evan Collins and the foundation’s board of directors announced Feb. 17 the appointment of Eric Baird to the position of president, effective May 9.

Baird was selected from among a field of candidates following an extensive recruitment and selection process. Baird’s various volunteer leadership capacities in the past include serving on the boards of the Butterfield Foundation, Deaconess Hospital and the … Read more…

Media Fusion Offers Streaming Video

“Revolutionary product brings advanced streaming technology to faith-based organizations and makes it affordable and easy.”

Media Fusion has long provided online video solutions for churches and ministries worldwide. Its latest offering of live streaming features at industry-low prices has recently made the news. Now churches and ministries have the ability to add live streaming video events to their audiences with an all-in-one solution. Pulling … Read more…

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Embracing All in Shreveport

About the Author

This story was submitted by Ronnie Hampton, pastor at New Vision Community Church-Shreveport. Ronnie’s vision and the church’s ministry in the Shreveport area provides a great example of the Free Methodist strategies to “Engage Urban” and “Embrace All“.

Embracing All in Shreveport

By: Ronnie Hampton
After a great focused and informative Gulf Coast Annual Conference, Bishop David and … Read more…

Hope Clinic International

About the Author

This story was submitted by Marilyn Bahena, a retired hospital chaplain who currently attends Detroit Hispanic House Church. Her story is a great example of how to “Go Global

Translating for Hope

I’m a retired hospital chaplain. I recently interpreted for a wonderful group of physicians and nurses from Hope Clinic International as they provided medical care in Jesus’ name … Read more…

Fruitful Church Plants

About The Author

Brian Warth is the founding pastor of Chapel for Change, a multi-ethnic, city-focused church that is a catalyst of restoration and an instrument of God to impact the world with the Gospel.

This is an inspirational story, a big story within the Free Methodist Family.

Light & Life North Long Beach has been on the front lines of church planting for … Read more…

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