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Ghandi’s Seven Deadly Sins

Alan Hirsch posted this on his blog earlier in September. Good food for thought… Mohandas Gandhi, one of the most influential figures in modern social and political activism, considered these traits to be the most spiritually perilous to humanity… Wealth without Work Pleasure without Conscience Science without Humanity Knowledge without …

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Get To vs. Have To

Have you ever noticed that many Christians view giving as a “have to” activity? I have to give because it says so in the Bible. Have you ever noticed that there are some people who view giving as something they “get to” do? So what is the difference? You’d think …

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Why Aren’t Christians More Generous?

This entry was posted on the Books @ Leadership Network Blog. Passing the Plate, by sociologists Christian Smith, Michael O Emerson and Patricia Snell, is likely to become a landmark book. Oxford University Press is known for high-quality, well-researched books. This 240-page volume, which includes a number of graphs and …

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The Idol Hath Fallen – The Financial Crisis and the Reshaping of the Landscape for Mission

I read this blog entry from David Fitch today and thought I’d pass it along to you. While he writes about the situation in the US, there are many parallels to our Canadian context. The Idol Hath Fallen – the Financial Crisis and the Reshaping of the Landscape for Mission …

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Scrooge Lives!

Christianity Today has a great article on Christians and their giving – or more appropriately, Christians and what they are not giving. Check out this must read article here. The article cites the book Passing the Plate which I mentioned in a blog entry back in September “Why Aren’t Christians …

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Money Changers

Light and Life Magazine, published by The Free Methodist Church in the US, has a good article on generosity in their January/February 2009 issue. You can read it here.

Ministry Centre Address

Mailing AddressThe Free Methodist Church in Canada4315 Village Centre CourtMississauga Ontario L4Z 1S2 Call the Ministry Centre905.848.2600 Fax us905.848.2603 Email the National Ministry Centre contact Ministry Centre Staff |  contact NLT |  map to the Ministry Centre  

Directions to the Ministry Centre

View Larger Map   Ministry Centre address: 4315 Village Centre Court – Mississauga, ON L4Z 1S2 tel: 905.848.2600 fax: 905.848.2603 PLEASE NOTE: The road leading to the Ministry Centre is under construction  – the directions “To” the Ministry Centre have been updated below. For directions From the Ministry Centre to …

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The Connectionalism Cure

I had a great time at the Small and Rural Church workshop at General Conference. It was great to hear about all the great things God is doing in our rural churches. The rural context can be tough, but I thank God there are men and women who have courage …

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