Church Health
The vision of the Free Methodist Church is to see a healthy church within the reach of every Canadian and beyond. Here are some of the ways that we are currently working to make that happen.

Fasting for Beginners

“When Jesus returns, fasting will be done. It’s a temporary measure, for this life and age, to enrich our joy in Jesus and prepare our hearts for the next — for seeing him face to face. When he returns, he will not call a fast, but throw a feast; then all holy abstinence will have […]

Why Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 Hour Rule Doesn’t Work and the 10,000 You Should Really Be Concerned About

“In Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell suggests that 10,000 hours of deliberate practice are required to become world-class in any field. Perhaps you heard the same principle touted.  The number always felt too thin to me, as if it were missing an extra zero.” – from Margaret Feinberg’s blog “Why Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 Hour Rule Doesn’t Work […]

We Aren’t a Typical Free Methodist Church

There is one phrase that I have heard over and over again during my two years as Director of Church Health.   Are you ready?  Here it is: “But you don’t understand.  We aren’t a typical Free Methodist Church.” “We aren’t a typical Free Methodist Church.”  To be honest, I am never really sure how to […]