Archive | March, 2011

Prayer to Unify: March 28 – April 3

E.M. Bounds in his book ,The Reality of Prayer, speaks of the Lord’s concern for us to pray. Bounds says, “God is vitally concerned that men should pray. Men are bettered by prayer, and the world is bettered by …


When the Free Methodist Church (FMC) was founded in 1860, the freedoms it advocated were from slavery and the tradition of charging people for pews. These outer workings stemmed from a core conviction that God created all people equal – …

SPU Alumni and Friends Dessert Reception

Alumni, prospective students, parents, and friends of Seattle Pacific University are invited to attend a dessert reception on Thursday, July 14, at 8:30 p.m. following the evening service. Join SPU President Philip Eaton for a light snack and fellowship in …

Savoring a Fast

by Tim Huff
(Originally printed in March-April 2001 Light & Life)

Like many Americans, I grew up hearing my parents chide, “Eat all the food on your plate — children are starving in India.” But in our home it went …

Prayer to Unify: March 21-27

History is not old news. It is the vital link to the story of mankind.

B. T. Roberts, the key figure in our denomination’s history, was a man consumed by passion for the Lord. In the 1800s, he led a …

Prayer to Unify: March 14-20

Words and phrases in Scripture often emphasize the unity that the Lord wants His people to share. The following verses are just a few examples. Notice the italicized words.

  • “Jehoshaphat proclaimed a fast for all of Judah. The people came
Free Methodist Missionary Grace Allen, 1888

Sesqui-reflection: Grace Allen

by Kate McGinn, Free Methodist archivist

Every picture tells a story — but only one.

Free Methodist Missionary Grace Allen, 1888Consider this photograph of missionary Grace Allen, taken in 1888, as she embarked for South Africa. Happiness brims beneath her calm expression. She appears poised, …

iPause: Rewind and Fast Forward

General Conference – Summer 2011
Wednesday, July 13th — Saturday, July 16th

Teens attending GC11: Get ready for the week that will define your summer! The admissions crew at Roberts Wesleyan College (RWC) has a four-day event planned that you …

Historical Driving Tour [FULL!]

A guided historical tour through parts of western New York is planned for Tuesday, July 12, preceding the opening of General Conference 2011. Participants will leave the Roberts Wesleyan campus by bus at 10:30 a.m. and return by 4:30 p.m. …

Wisdom Chaser: Finding My Father at 14,000 Feet by Nathan Foster

SAU’s Foster to do signing at GC11

Wisdom Chaser: Finding My Father at 14,000 Feet by Nathan FosterBy Abram Book

Spring Arbor University Professor Nathan Foster will attend Free Methodist General Cnference 2011 (GC11) to promote and sign copies of his book, “Wisdom Chaser: Finding My Father at 14,000 Feet,” released in April of 2010.

“So many …