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

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A Lifetime of Mentoring College Students

By Dorothy Jean Furlong

At age 6, Dorothy Jean Furlong knew she wanted to be a preacher. That was the beginning of a lifetime of ministry service that included four decades of serving Foursquare’s historical Bible colleges on the East and West Coasts. Now in her 90s, she shares what she learned from Foursquare’s founder, Aimee Semple McPherson.

 
 

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Walking in the Power of God’s Healing

By Myron Corser

When Myron Corser was a child, his heart suddenly stopped beating. But after the prayer of an elder from Angelus Temple, he was miraculously healed. As a young man he attended L.I.F.E. Bible College, and became a Foursquare pastor who would go on to minister God’s healing touch to many others throughout five decades of ministry service.

 
 

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A Five-Generation Foursquare Heritage

By Robert Rufener Sr.

Ordained Foursquare Minister Robert Rufener Sr. recalls a lifetime of Foursquare service that began when his parents rode a streetcar in Los Angeles to attend services at Angelus Temple and hear Aimee Semple McPherson preach. Five generations of the Rufener family, he says, have served the Lord in Foursquare ministry.

 
 

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From Shy Girl to Powerful Preacher: Myrtle Eppler

By Myrtle Eppler

When she was a child, Myrtle Eppler was afraid to stand in front of her class at school. But God turned her into a bold preacher who served Him for over 100 years. She shared her inspiring story in this article written after her 100th birthday in 2015, before going to be with the Lord in March 2016.

 
 

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My Healing As a Teen Led to a Lifetime of Ministry: Jean Darnall

By Jean Darnall

When she was 16, Jean Darnall was close to dying from kidney infection. But when a Foursquare pastor prayed for her, she was instantly healed. Today, in her 90s, she looks back at a lifetime of Foursquare service that has included ministry in the U.S. and also in Panama, Australia, New Guinea, England and throughout the United Kingdom.

 
 
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