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My Renovation Project

I needed a renovation. And God’s my contractor. He’s cleaning up the mess I’ve made and rebuilding me—one area at a time. It began with the foundation.When you’re always sinking, eventually you reach out to find out why. Aha, no solid ground! A foundation built on truth was the start …

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Three Steps to Peace

Understanding the Spiritual Business of Forviness and Reconciliation “I am so hurt and angry I don’t know what to do?” said a young Christian wife and mother of two. After 10 years of marriage her husband had been unfaithful to her. In her pain and confusion she had come seeking …

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Destination: Accra, Ghana

In 2004 the Barrie FMC began exploring their involvement in global ministries. After leadership team personnel participated in a Global Awareness workshop with Dan Sheffield, a congregational audit indicated a strong desire to be involved in ministry in West Africa. In the summer of 2005 an Exploratory Team of six …

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Rob Clements Book Picks

The Cross of Christ by John R.W. StottI have found myself coming back to this book many times since I first read it in university. I can think of no better introduction to the centre of our faith. Stott, both in his writing and his remarkable ministry, personifies to me …

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Grasping Onto the Essentials: Ecclesiology Commission Reports

Kingsview FMC in Toronto recently hosted the Special Study Commission on Ecclesiology that was recommended by General Conference 2005 and established by the national Board of Administration. Dan Sheffield and Howard Olver co-chaired the two-day conversation, May 15-16. Ecclesiology is concerned with the nature of the community into which people …

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Bracebridge FMC – Our Heritage

Bishop Marston once said, “Because we have a heritage we have a mission.” In an unexpected moment the truth of this statement became alive to me. As I was rummaging through a dark and dusty corner of the attic of New Hope Free Methodist Church (Bracebridge), I uncovered a long …

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30 Years of Community Spirit

It’s called the People to Love Centre. We at Thunder Bay Free Methodist Church call it the PTL Centre and are excited to be marking the 30th anniversary of this worthy Ministry in 2006. The PTL Centre is a free clothing depot located in the basement of our church. Two …

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FMC in Paraguay

From Tuesday September 20th until Monday October 3rd, Pastor Scott Woo/head of the Timmins Free Methodist Church served on a missions trip to Paraguay , South America . Although he has spent the previous two trips in poorer rural churches, Scott used this 3rd trip to connect with the work …

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