District News

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Learn about how Foursquare is making an impact in your local district. Read some of the local news and stories about Foursquare folks from around the block and all across your district.

Central Pacific

Foursquare’s Hispanic Movement Gains Altitude

By Juan Vallejo and Andy Butcher | 1 Comment

Once relegated to meeting in basement Sunday school rooms, Hispanic churches are now taking the limelight. One out of eight Foursquare churches considers themselves to be Hispanic, and that number is on the rise, proving it is a new day for Foursquare’s Hispanic movement.

 

Gateway

Gone to Be With the Lord Report (September 2014)

By Foursquare

An updated list of Foursquare credentialed ministers who have recently passed away

 

Great Northern

Districts Consolidate to Form New SoCal District

By Anthony Siwajian

The consolidation of Foursquare districts to form the Southern California District (or SoCal District) is now complete. SoCal District Supervisor Dennis Easter explains that the consolidation creates a “greater ownership of our mission to love and serve the Greater Los Angeles community by benefiting from rural, suburban and urban contexts.”

 

Hawaii

Spreading Inspiration: Mike Kai

By Rachel Chimits | 4 Comments

Mike Kai, pastor of the Hawaii-based multiple location Inspire Church, challenged his church members to find a need and fill it. The result? The multiplication of many creative outreach ministries to the surrounding communities and the birth of multisite church locations. Evangelizing, discipleship and leadership development play a major role in Inspire’s ministry effectiveness.

 

Heartland

Foursquare Global Cities Strategy (Part 5): Chicago

By Andy Butcher

Reconciliation is key in America’s bruised heartland, especially in cities such as Chicago, where Foursquare leaders are serving as urban missionaries to reach the lost in this highly segregated city. Widely known for its gang violence and racial tensions, the Second City is awaiting a renewal that only the Holy Spirit can bring. Part 5 in a five-part series

 

Mid-Atlantic

Peter Bonanno Appointed District Supervisor

By Foursquare

A longtime Foursquare pastor, Peter Bonanno has been appointed to serve as district supervisor of the soon-to-be consolidated Northeast and Mid-Atlantic districts. His appointment begins Jan. 1, 2015. A graduate of Oral Roberts University, Peter is working on his Master of Arts in strategic leadership at Life Pacific College.

 

MidSouth

Foursquare Global Cities Strategy (Part 4): Austin, Texas

By Andy Butcher

Austin, proudly alternative, is the live music capital of the world. And though traditional church isn’t popular here, the city is ripe for an authentic expression of life-changing faith. That’s why Foursquare church planters have moved to Austin as missionaries to this postmodern city. And they’re seeing results. Part 4 of a five-part series

 

North Pacific

Foursquare Global Cities Strategy (Part 4): Austin, Texas

By Andy Butcher

Austin, proudly alternative, is the live music capital of the world. And though traditional church isn’t popular here, the city is ripe for an authentic expression of life-changing faith. That’s why Foursquare church planters have moved to Austin as missionaries to this postmodern city. And they’re seeing results. Part 4 of a five-part series

 

Northeast

Peter Bonanno Appointed District Supervisor

By Foursquare

A longtime Foursquare pastor, Peter Bonanno has been appointed to serve as district supervisor of the soon-to-be consolidated Northeast and Mid-Atlantic districts. His appointment begins Jan. 1, 2015. A graduate of Oral Roberts University, Peter is working on his Master of Arts in strategic leadership at Life Pacific College.

 

Northwest

How Can I Engage the Global Mission Field?

By Gabe Barreiro

Studies indicate that by the end of this century at least three quarters of the world’s population will be living in cities. But is the church ready to reach them? Here are some practical tips to help you develop a plan to reach cities around the globe.

 

Southern California

How Leaders Can Birth Movements

By Walter Ramos

Pastor Walter Ramos shares how he became a disciple and has gone on to develop leaders, and establish a vibrant church that is part of the burgeoning Foursquare Hispanic movement.

 

Southeast

Foursquare Global Cities Strategy (Part 3): Atlanta

By Andy Butcher

Atlanta may be the buckle of the Bible belt, but many in the city have turned their backs on church as they have known it. See what Foursquare is doing about reaching people in Atlanta, in Part 3 of this five-part exclusive feature series covering Foursquare’s Global Cities Strategy.

 

Southwest

Foursquare’s Hispanic Movement Gains Altitude

By Juan Vallejo and Andy Butcher | 1 Comment

Once relegated to meeting in basement Sunday school rooms, Hispanic churches are now taking the limelight. One out of eight Foursquare churches considers themselves to be Hispanic, and that number is on the rise, proving it is a new day for Foursquare’s Hispanic movement.

 

Hispano del Suroeste

Foursquare’s Hispanic Movement Gains Altitude

By Juan Vallejo and Andy Butcher | 1 Comment

Once relegated to meeting in basement Sunday school rooms, Hispanic churches are now taking the limelight. One out of eight Foursquare churches considers themselves to be Hispanic, and that number is on the rise, proving it is a new day for Foursquare’s Hispanic movement.