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Finding Drinking Water and the Living Water in Malawi

By Allyson Siwajian

This past summer, a short-term missions team from The Breakwater (Redondo Beach Foursquare Church) in Southern California traveled to Malawi, Africa. There they partnered with local church members to preach the gospel and provide solutions to the endemic water crisis. Pastor Kurt Dahlin shares the mandate to go into all the nations, describes the needs of rural churches, and gives updates on Foursquare-established water wells.

 
 

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Foursquare Responds to Unrest in Mali

By Dan L.

When a coup d’état occurred in Mali in March, thousands fled their homes to escape the violence. The Foursquare Church is currently completing the first floor of a 4,000-square-foot health center in Bamako to help those who are starving and in need of medical care—a project unlike anything the citizens in that area have ever seen before.

 
 

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Missionary Spotlight: Garry and Brenda Kean

By Ashley Wolpert Miller

Over 3.3 million people live in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya and one of the most populous cities in Africa. Despite the challenges of living there, which include poverty and high crime rates, Foursquare Missionaries Garry and Brenda Kean are making inroads for the gospel. They planted New Song Nairobi and have a vision to reach the entire nation.

 
 

Central Office Updates

Connection 2011 Offering Phase One Allocations Announced

By James C. Scott Jr.

From North Asia to Francophone Africa, and from Europe to North America, new Foursquare ministries will be taking root in part because of the faithful giving of The U.S. Foursquare Church. Phase one allocations, which have just been announced, account for one-third of the total Connection 2011 offering. These funds are already impacting the mission field.

 
 

Features

Foursquare Africa Hosts First Continental Consultation

By Rod Light

Foursquare national leaders representing diverse African nations met recently for an unprecedented gathering to seek the Holy Spirit’s direction for their continent. Foursquare Area Missionaries Daniel Lucero and Humberto Paz, along with Foursquare Pastor Ralph Moore, hosted the first-ever Continental Africa Consultation for Foursquare Leaders to network ministers throughout Africa for effective ministry.

 
 

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Foursquare Responds to East Africa Famine Crisis

By The Foursquare Church

East Africa is suffering its worst drought in 60 years, and millions are at risk of starvation and disease. Famine has been declared in Somalia and threatens to spread if nothing is done to prevent it. In partnership with Foursquare leaders in Kenya, Foursquare Relief and Compassion is responding by raising awareness and support to reach those in desperate need of help.

 
 

Features

Area Report: East and South Africa

By Amy Swanson

Humberto and Teri Paz describe living in Nairobi, Kenya, as a tremendous cross-cultural experience where nationalities from all over the globe congregate. The area missionaries to East and South Africa enjoy the prominent presence of an expatriate community, which creates the opportunity for very interesting friends and conversations.

 
 

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International Updates (Summer 2011)

By The Foursquare Church

Whether it’s responding to the earthquake in New Zealand, the flooding in Colombia, or teaching children in Africa, Foursquare missionaries are making a real difference around the world. Read brief updates from 16 missionaries to see how you can better pray for those serving around the world.

 
 
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