CliffsNotes – January 30, 2018

This past weekend the National Ministerial of Education, Guidance and Placement Committee (MEGaP) met at Mount Carmel. These pastors and lay persons from across Canada invested a weekend to pray, discuss, and develop policy about LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT in the FMCIC. MEGaP does not take its job lightly – this was clear as we moved through […]

CliffsNotes – January 23, 2018

On Sunday Karlene and I worshiped at Rice Road FM in Welland. We were warmly greeted and it seemed to us that they were doing the same to each other. Hospitality is both a gift that God gives certain people (those gifted with hospitality are the people whose houses you enter and immediately feel like […]

CliffsNotes – January 16, 2018

Last week I was in meetings at Mount Carmel with Network Mentors, Network Leaders, NLT and the newly hired Regional and Church Planting Coaches. We did some very good work together and I look forward to telling you more about that in the coming weeks. Thank you to each one who stewarded 3-4 days (depending […]

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 […]

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