Foursquare Stories

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Read stories about Foursquare leaders and the people they serve as well as historical Foursquare moments and real-life topics.

Features

How One Local Church Is Saving Lives in Africa Through Project Nourish

By Rachel Chimits

The Bridge, a Foursquare church in Southern California pastored by Ryan and Johanna Oddo, is partnering with Project Nourish and Foursquare Disaster Relief to address the dire need in the East Africa famine crisis—and giving kids great ways to get involved in their summer VBS program.

 

Foursquare Legacy

Being Willing to Do Anything to Reach People for Christ

By Jack Anderson

Jack Anderson was only 12 when his missionary father made a radical decision to reach an indigenous tribe in Bolivia—he left Jack and his brother with the tribe to gain the chief’s trust as he went to get farming supplies so their family could help the dying tribe survive. Jack, who became a longtime Foursquare missionary, recalls how God used his family to reach the Siriono Indians.

 

Leadership Profiles

Building Leaders Who Reach Out: Nate Poetzl

By Rachel Chimits

Similar to hospitals that train medical residents, Nate Poetzl’s church trains ministry residents who will become catalytic leaders who plant churches. The goal of Faith Chapel in Billings, Mont., is to plant 71 churches in neighboring communities.

 

We Are Foursquare

Helping College Students Find Christ: Larry DeWerd

By Larry DeWerd

Larry DeWerd is a Foursquare credentialed minister who has been highly honored in the field of medical physics. As a professor, he has mentored countless students and helped them find Jesus Christ. He shares insight on how to reach people outside church walls who are searching for truth.