CliffsNotes – January 10, 2018

The NLT and I are currently at Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre in Niagara Falls, ON along with the Network Mentors, Network Leaders, Regional Coaches and the Church Planting Coaches for some training and discussions. Please pray for us while we meet. Every FM church board and leadership team has been asked to prayerfully consider one […]

CliffsNotes – January 2, 2018

Freedom, Government and Appropriate Response: Canada Summer Jobs I’m sure that by now you have heard about the Trudeau’s government new requirements for all applicants for the Canada Summer Jobs funds. I asked Don Hutchinson to help me sort out this very concerning development. Cliff Fletcher Canada Summer Jobs: 3 Questions Concerning Changes in the […]

CliffsNotes – December 19, 2017

This is my last Cliff’s Notes for the year. What a year for my family and I: a wildly new, sometimes hard, stretching, and overall wonderful experience. I am consistently asked two questions: 1. How is the new job? 2. How’s the family? I will start with number 2: How’s the family? I continue to […]

CliffsNotes – December 12, 2017

Second Sunday of Advent – can you believe that there are only 13 sleeps until Christmas?! Today I prayed for each pastor as they (you) tell the Christmas story in this season. I pray God’s rich anointing on you, and for Holy Spirit to open ears and hearts of those who are present to hear […]

CliffsNotes – December 5, 2017

On the first Sunday of Advent, Karlene and I worshiped with the Barrie FM Church [for the first time since we left 7.5 years ago]. We both were excited to be back and we left with our hearts full of joy having experienced dynamic worship and loving church family. We came to learn that a […]

CliffsNotes – November 28, 2017

Dear Pastors and Church Leaders, A checklist of responsibilities for pastors and the local church: Core 10% (this is a faith-thing for your leadership team and church family – you can’t very well ask your congregation to tithe if as a leadership team you are not tithing!) Point Person for National Prayer Team (have you […]

CliffsNotes – November 14, 2017

This weekend Karlene and I were with Buchanan Park FM in Hamilton (we worshiped, enjoyed a warm welcome, and had a great luncheon!). We were encouraged by the young, new believers we met who obviously love Jesus, and are well loved by their church family. The Buchanan Park leadership is asking very good questions about […]

CliffsNotes – November 7, 2017

Last Thursday I had the privilege of being a part of the New Pastors Orientation. Pastors Erika & Jason Mills from Blue Mountain, Pastor Craig & Marcia Peters from Polson Park, Pastor Jacob & Tara Shiner from Cloyne, and Pastor Kathy & Dave Casement from Verona. Welcome to each of you! From what I hear, […]

CliffsNotes – October 31, 2017

I have so much and every new trip to a less developed country reminds me of all I have and probably don’t need. I am in an airport in Davao, Philippines waiting for my flight home. I spoke in a church Sunday morning that filled my heart with joy! They worshiped enthusiastically, the youth played […]

CliffsNotes – October 24, 2017

just spent two days with the FMCIC Study Commission on Doctrine (SCOD). These are the people in our denomination who casually use words like “nihil obstat” about a particular book, or “irenic” about discussion (I had to look these up too!). They think deeply and listen attentively to each other. They sometimes disagreed but you […]

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