Family Violence, Faith Communities and Secular Social Services

“To date, little has been published about the place of spirituality in working with survivors of intimate partner violence. Overcoming Conflicting Loyalties examines the intersection of faith and culture in the lives of religious and ethno-cultural women in the context of the work of FaithLink, a unique community initiative that encourages religious leaders and secular […]

Why a New Vision Video?

I recently spoke with Lisa Howden, Communications Coordinator, to get the scoop on the new Vision Video. “The original vision video came about came about because a lot of people were trying to communicate what the Free Methodist Church in Canada was all about.  We decided it would be a good idea to outline it […]

Conversations of Grace

One of my favorite things is turning on my laptop to discover an email inquiring if “INSERT GREAT STORY HERE” would be suitable for the FMCiC website.  I recently received this type of email from Dennis Ball, the pastor at Bramalea Free Methodist Church in Brampton, ON.  What’s the great story at BFMC?  They are […]

Church Homework

So I finally did my church homework.  I guess it’s more denomination homework.  Well specifically, FMCiC Regional Gathering 2016 homework.  If this year’s gatherings kind of snuck up on you too – in other words attending this weekend’s Regional Gathering in Brantford, ON – don’t panic!  I’m about to give you the Coles Notes version […]