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Leadership Profiles

Karaoke Outreach to L.A.’s Chinese Community: Daniel Shiao

By Andy Butcher

Daniel Shiao and his Foursquare congregation in Southern California’s South Bay are using an unconventional approach to reaching the region’s Chinese community—karaoke competitions that introduce non-Christians to Christian music and, ultimately, Christ Himself. The population of Chinese in the U.S. is four million, making Chinese speakers the second-largest immigrant group in the country.

 
 

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Living an Abundant Life: Tim and Tamara Golden

By Ken Walker

When the church they planted folded, that didn’t mean Tim and Tamara’s ministry was over. Quite the opposite—now, as assisting ministers of Life Fellowship, a Foursquare church in Charlestown, N.H., the couple has launched a ministry to help others live an abundant life in body, soul and spirit. They also plan to host pastoral retreats for leaders who need ministry themselves.

 
 

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The Biker Pastor: Dennis Enriquez

By Andy Butcher

Jesus said His followers should go to the highways and the byways to reach the lost, and that’s exactly what Foursquare Pastor Dennis Enriquez is doing. His new church, The Edge Biker Church in Rosamond, Calif., is reaching the biker community in California’s Antelope Valley.

 
 

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Raising Future Leaders: Jeff Fischer

By Ken Walker

Jeff Fischer knows what it’s like to struggle as a young person. When he was younger, drug and alcohol abuse almost derailed him—but Christ set him free. As senior pastor of Hope Chapel (Canoga Park Foursquare Church) in Southern California, he has a passion to reach young people and release them into ministry.

 
 

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A Simple Church With a Big Vision: Donald Noonan

By Amy Swanson

Donald Noonan started The Philadelphia Gathering, a Foursquare simple church network in Pennsylvania, to reach out to people who are unchurched and those who are wary of anything with the “church” label attached. His house church network seeks to attract people who are disconnected from the traditional church—people who want to follow Jesus but perhaps have lost their way.

 
 
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