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Podcast Uncovers the Church’s Layers

BY CHRISTIANA LONG

Members of the Free Methodist Church are part of a larger family that connects them with people all over the world.

However, Josh Avery — the pastor of student ministries at Freedom Church in New Middletown, Ohio, and the men’s discipleship manager at Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley in Youngstown, Ohio —  noticed a need. He realized that although individual Free Methodists … Read more...

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Meet the Chaplains

The Free Methodist Church – USA recently endorsed four chaplains: Assefa W. Gezu, Maria T. McKiernan, William G. Rushik and M. Jay Vincent.

Assefa W. Gezu

On April 19, Bishop David Kendall approved Gezu (pictured above) of Antioch, Tennessee, for endorsement as a U.S. Air Force chaplain. Gezu, a native of Ethiopia, is an elder of the Free Methodist Church in Southern California.

He received … Read more...

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Author Reveals Biblical Connections

In a new book, Free Methodist Elder Janet White helps Christians discover the significance of the Old Testament and the unifying themes of the entire Bible.

“I’ve always liked the Old Testament, and I think, unfortunately, many Christians don’t read it except maybe for the Psalms,” White said in an interview. “I really feel like the Bible is one book, one story — God’s story … Read more...

Joel Figgs

Central Welcomes New Admissions Director

As the new director of admissions, Joel Figgs will be focusing on increasing student enrollment at Central Christian College of Kansas. He will be overseeing the application and acceptance processes for incoming traditional students, and will model Central’s Fit Four philosophy (fit heart, fit mind, fit soul, fit body) in his everyday duties.

Prior to Central, Figgs served as the vice president for enrollment … Read more...

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Leadership Conference for Immigrant Pastors

The Acts 12:24 Churches‘ first orientation conference for immigrant pastors was held in Alexandria, Virginia, for pastoral leaders from Central Africa and India.  The conference was planned by Chris Pulice, Doug Cross, Myller Olivio and Howard Olver.  The Alexandria Free Methodist Church hosted the event and provided the meals and lodging.

At least 25 pastors attended the sessions that included Free Methodist history and … Read more...