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.


The Power of Persistent Prayer

Reflecting on the recent National Week of Prayer and Fasting, it was very heartening to witness the commitment of so many individuals and the enduring impact of the Prayer for Revival at Noon Eastern initiated last year during this same week. I extend my gratitude to the National Prayer team […]

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After 10 Years

As many of you would be aware of by now, on June 16th, I ceased being the Director of Church Health for the FMCIC.  Starting that day, I now serve as the Director of Leadership Development for the FMCIC.  We are at the start of a new chapter. I started

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This is for us

I am fully aware that much of what I write falls into the category of “give them something to think about”.  I am not so much of a “here is exactly what you need to do next” type of writer.  Maybe that’s why my blog hasn’t taken off. But there

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A Church of Safe People

I was listening to a podcast recently. Not bragging, just saying. The podcast in question was for leaders and it had some really good advice.  The conversation was about finding safe people. The gist of it was that we need to cultivate deep and meaningful relationships with folks who will

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Back from Sabbatical

I am back.  Miss me? Thank you to the many of you who reached out to let me know you were praying for me while I was on my Sabbatical.  And, thank you to the many of you who wished me well, it was very much appreciated. So how was

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Word is getting out that I am going to be taking a Sabbatical during December 2022 and January 2023. And I know that’s short notice. Sorry about that. But getting here has been a bit of a process for me.When asked about the topic of a Sabbatical, I would always

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What Will September Bring?

I am very leery of giving anyone another “to-do” to add to their list, so please don’t read the following in that light.  Consider it an invitation to step into something that might do you some good. It seems like we are getting ready for the next “normal” in the

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We Need Some Good News

I could use some good news.  I think we all could. The problem is that it gets tough to find.  Bad news is easy to find, and I get it.  I am as guilty as the next person.  Bad news gets clicks.  It’s what drives conversation.  It’s what stirs things

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