Bishop Linda J. Adams

Dr. Linda Adams is a graduate of Spring Arbor University (BA 1977) and Asbury Theological Seminary (MDiv 1991; DMin 2000). She has enjoyed serving in three pastoral appointments—pastor for CE at the Spring Arbor, Michigan FMC; lead pastor of the St. Charles, Illinois FMC; and lead pastor of New Hope Church in Rochester, New York…. Continue reading

Bishop Matthew Whitehead

Dr. Matt Whitehead was elected as one of the three FMCUSA Bishops at Free Methodist General Conference in Orlando, Florida in July 2019. For the previous 20 years, Bishop Matt served as the Superintendent of the Pacific Northwest Conference headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Prior to his election as Superintendent, Matt served as Lead Pastor at… Continue reading

HOMOSEXUALITY ACCORDING TO THE BIBLE: A CONTRIBUTION TO THE POSITION OF THE FREE METHODIST CHURCH ON SAME-SEX RELATIONSHIPS

By David R. Bauer Like all Christian bodies, the Free Methodist Church is presently confronted with the necessity of responding to strong cultural pressures to accept homosexual relationships, especially those described as “monogamous, covenantal partnerships.” The recent move to legalize “gay marriage” in many states (and nations) has provided the impetus to address this matter… Continue reading

HOMOSEXUALITY ACCORDING TO THE BIBLE

A CONTRIBUTION TO THE POSITION OF THE FREE METHODIST CHURCH ON SAME-SEX RELATIONSHIPS By David R. Bauer Like all Christian bodies, the Free Methodist Church is presently confronted with the necessity of responding to strong cultural pressures to accept homosexual relationships, especially those described as “monogamous, covenantal partnerships.” The recent move to legalize “gay marriage”… Continue reading