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

Back-to-School Outreaches Change Many Young Lives

By Ken Walker

As kids and young people returned to school this fall, Foursquare churches across the U.S. partnered with people in their communities to distribute school supplies, offer tutoring and provide food. Many outreaches to youth are ongoing, giving crucial support to students, families in need and local schools.

 

Foursquare Legacy

The Kind of a Church I Like

By Aimee Semple McPherson | 7 Comments

In a 1924 Angelus Temple bulletin, Aimee Semple McPherson presented an article detailing the characteristics of a healthy church dedicated to saving souls and reaching the world for Christ. These foundational values were a key to Foursquare’s rapid growth worldwide.

 

Leadership Profiles

Spreading Inspiration: Mike Kai

By Rachel Chimits | 3 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.

 

We Are Foursquare

Cooking Up Hope and Jobs for the Homeless: Brett Swayn

By Brett Swayn | 1 Comment

Brett Swayn moved to the U.S. from Australia to pursue a career in music, and he achieved some success. But he ended up losing everything, even becoming homeless. Now a sous chef at The Cookery, he provides culinary arts training to help people experiencing homelessness get off the streets.