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About Alison McKinnon

Alison is a free lance writer and Social Media Journalist with the Free Methodist Church in Canada. She lives in Sarnia, ON with her husband and two girls.

I’m a jerk

By |2017-06-22T16:54:42-04:00June 26th, 2017|Blog, In the Company of Women Conference, Women|

So I’m a bit of a jerk. A surprise to some. Not so much to others. In May, New Leaf hosted In the Company of Women, a conference for men and women who long to see the mission of God advanced in Canada through shared leadership. Last year, when my almost friend Jared Siebert mentioned this idea of reclaiming

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The Number of Women in the Room

By |2017-04-28T14:58:07-04:00April 28th, 2017|Blog, Canadian Culture, Church Planting, In the Company of Women Conference, Leadership, Stories, Women|

I love women.  I especially have a thing for strong, inspiring, encouraging women.  The list of amazing women who have shaped and formed me is a lengthy one and includes my mom, my three stepmothers (my Dad loves women too), a handful of mentors, two Jesus-followers and my fierce tribe of girlfriends.  I have

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