Meet ICCM’s New Director

Alma Thompson

“Once Bishop Linda was on the docket for possible election to bishop, of course, lots of us started praying for the next ICCM director,” Alma said during an interview with LIGHT + LIFE. “It never occurred to me that it might be me.”

A Fond Farewell, But Not Going Far…

Photo of Ann Vanvalen, Linda Adams, and Alma Thompson standing in front of a world map

When I accepted the call of God and the Free Methodist Church to lead International Child Care Ministries, I could never have imagined the joyful journey I was about to begin. Eleven years later, my memories are expansive and glorious! My travels have brought me to exotic lands, beautiful cultures, teeming cities pulsing with life, … Read more

ICCM Director to Serve as Bishop

As many of you know, for the past several months my name has been among those being considered to serve the Free Methodist Church on the Board of Bishops. On July 17, the church honored me by electing me to serve in this role, along with two fine colleagues, Keith Cowart and Matt Whitehead. I’m humbled, amazed and grateful that my Lord has seen fit to entrust to me this leadership responsibility.