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…

Tips for Tax Time

Jesus and his disciples weren’t exempt from paying taxes, and neither are modern Christians. Sure, we could try to catch a fish and find enough money inside its mouth to pay our taxes (Matthew 17:24–27). Until we experience a similar miracle, however, we must set aside part of our income to follow Jesus’ command: “So give back to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and … Read more…

Bishops Share Vision for the Church


Free Methodist bishops discussed three of their Uniquely Free Methodist strategies — Cultivate Health, Go Global and Celebrate Fruitfulness — during their latest Vision Cast, which debuted Jan. 5 at fmcusa.org/live.

Cultivate Health

Bishop David Kendall noted that Scripture compares the church to a human body, and a body needs health.

“Churches are intended to be healthy and whole,” Kendall said.

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