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Higher Learning (Part 2): Learning That Impacts Lives

By Andy Butcher

Education is a primary component to leadership development and an integral element of the first of Foursquare’s Five Targets. In Part 2 of an exclusive two-part series, we meet Foursquare leaders who see education as an effective component to reaching their surrounding communities.

 
 

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Meet Three of Foursquare’s Big Thinkers

By Jimmy Stewart

Foursquare educators and thinkers are being used by God in distinctly different ways to guide and inspire students at multiple levels of learning. In doing so, they are carrying forward a commitment to the biblical standards of higher education that has always been part of the Foursquare mission.

 
 

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Search for Life Pacific College President Currently Underway

By Andy Butcher

The search committee of Foursquare’s historical Bible college is considering applications for president, with a decision on the new leader expected in May. The successful candidate will take over at a key time in the history of the 90-year-old college. To date, Life Pacific College has prepared around 27,000 men and women for Christian service in nearly 140 countries.

 
 

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Higher Learning (Part 1): Balancing Heart and Head

By Andy Butcher

How is Foursquare aligning our programs and practices to facilitate learning opportunities for our movement’s leaders? In Part 1 of an exclusive two-part series, we examine what it means to educate church leaders in today’s world and how to balance building one’s mind with being led by the Holy Spirit.

 
 

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Life Pacific College Transitions Presidency

By The Foursquare Church

Life Pacific College’s board of trustees is forming a presidential search committee following the faithful service and recent resignation of Dr. Robert Flores. Vice President Angie Richey will serve as acting president during the transition, beginning Jan. 1, 2013.

 
 

Foursquare Heads Back to School

By Amy Swanson

Time for pencils, time for books, time for … a look at Foursquare churches across the U.S. who are reaching out to students in creative and practical ways as the new school year begins. Whether through Christian schools or innovative outreaches, these congregations are providing for students’ needs, and sharing Christ’s love and message of saving grace.

 
 

Leadership Profiles

A Catalyst for Emerging Leaders: Aaron Bull

By Bill Shepson

Aaron Bull became senior pastor of Westminster Foursquare Church four years ago. Since then, the church’s Catalyst School of Ministry—part of the Foursquare Emerging Leader Network (ELN)—has drawn many young people and trained them for ministry. The church also offers a host of ministries that give people an opportunity to grow in their faith and serve others.

 
 

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Foursquare College Grad Launches Mobile Church Movement

By Andy Butcher

Rebecca Schaub—recent Life Pacific College grad and assisting minister at Gateway (Salem South Foursquare Church) in Salem, Ore.—and three young colleagues are setting out August 17 on a 15-state trek that will take them to around 20 churches to serve, encourage and learn. Rebecca hopes this will be the first of multiple future teams that will go out to different districts.

 
 

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The King’s University Installs New President

By The Foursquare Church

Dr. Steve Riggle, renowned leader of a worldwide church movement, was installed on June 10 as the new president of The King’s University, founded by Dr. Jack Hayford in 1997. A charter member of the board of trustees of The King’s University, Dr. Riggle has a master’s degree from Oral Roberts University and a doctorate from The King’s University.

 
 

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Life Pacific College Receives National Award

By Jimmy Stewart

After posting a 54 percent increase in enrollment during the 2010-2011 school year, Life Pacific College (LPC) received the prestigious 2012 Jonathan N. Thigpen Enrollment Growth Award. LPC’s growth rate was the highest among the award’s other co-winners. The award is evidence that the college’s numerous efforts to expand its horizons and train more leaders are working.

 
 
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