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How Much Is Enough?

By Ron Flores

When it comes to church size, most of us are either moved by guilt or moved by pride. But when we hear from God and
 see how He has gifted us, our motivation becomes obedience covered with gratitude, says Pastor Ron Flores.

 
 

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Hidden Talent

By Aly Salz

The church often fails to utilize, or appreciate the significance of, some its most valuable resources: businesspeople, women, youth and other talented laypeople. Aly Salz encourages pastors to mentor, and partner with, the gifted people God has placed among us so that we can effectively reach our communities.

 
 

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What Becoming a Catalytic Culture Means

By Tammy Dunahoo

Do you want to lead a church of life-changers, neighborhood-changers and community-changers? General Supervisor Tammy Dunahoo encourages Foursquare leaders to use what ignites them to get on mission with what God has already empowered them to be.

 
 

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Creating a Globally Minded Catalytic Culture

By Ted Vail

How can your church create a globally catalytic culture that reaches far beyond your walls, neighborhood and even country? Foursquare Missions International Director Ted Vail shares practical ideas for creating a culture in your church that will reach the world.

 
 

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Freeing Others to Minister: John Wiley

By Andy Butcher

Releasing church members to start and lead ministries that God birthed in their hearts not only has created a catalytic culture in River Church Family (Kansas City East Foursquare Church) in Raytown, Mo., but also has brought catalytic change to the entire community.

 
 

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.

 
 

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Nixing Top-Down Leadership: Cere Muscarella

By Ken Walker

Instead of governing from the top, Senior Pastor Cere Muscarella seeks to create a catalytic environment where people lead out in ministry as the staff supports them. As a result, Life Church (Angleton Foursquare Church) in Angleton, Texas, is reaching hundreds of young people in their city.

 
 

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Multiplication Is About Subtraction

By Fernando Castillo

If we want to multiply and see revival, we must be willing to give something away and subtract, shares Fernando Castillo, supervisor of the Pacific Southwest District. Addressing Foursquare’s Missional Objective of church and congregation multiplication, Fernando encourages pastors to take risks and let go so that God can bring increase.

 
 

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Who Are You, and What Are You Doing Here?

By David Coffey

Regularly asking yourself two key questions can keep both you as a leader and your church healthy and on point with the assignment God has given you. MidSouth District Supervisor David Coffey addresses how dealing with these questions will facilitate Foursquare’s missional objective of church health and transformation.

 
 

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The Right Question

By Peter Bonanno

In light of Foursquare’s missional objective of church health and transformation, Northeast Atlantic District Supervisor Peter Bonanno shares how asking people in your church one key question can help you evaluate your church’s health, and give you insight that can help you take measures as a church to become healthier and more missional.

 
 
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