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Infographic: Back to School

By The Foursquare Church

Here’s a fascinating look at education in the United States, including how much school costs, how many schools and teachers there are, and the history of Foursquare’s educational involvement.

 
 

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Reaching a New Generation (Part 3): Creating an Alternative to Culture

By Amy Swanson

In the conclusion of our three-part series, Foursquare NextGen leaders discuss how parents and pastors can work together to create an environment for young people where they will feel safe and can explore their relationship with God.

 
 

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Accredited Ignite Academy Opens at CrossPointe

By Amy Swanson

Just in time for the new school year, Ignite Academy opened its doors at its new address in Christiansburg, Va., and became accredited as an extension campus of Life Pacific College, ensuring transferability of college credits to any college institution.

 
 

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Reaching a New Generation (Part 2): New Paradigms for NextGen Ministry

By Amy Swanson

Studies show that teens are rejecting the church in droves. How can we turn this around before we lose the next generation? By approaching youth ministry with a new paradigm that is more holistic, say Foursquare NextGen leaders. As author Reggie Joiner notes, if we want to “experience a different outcome, we need to embrace a different strategy.”

 
 

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Reaching a New Generation (Part 1): The Challenge

By Amy Swanson

The latest research reveals that most young people today are resistant to the church. It’s a disturbing trend, but Foursquare churches across the nation are tackling the issue head-on. It’s not too late, say Foursquare’s NextGen leaders, to develop a successful ministry that effectively reaches the “cradle to college” crowd.

 
 

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Life Pacific College Students Go Global

By Rod Light

Meeting a growing trend of students who want to serve in global, hands-on ministry, Life Pacific College hopes to involve 40 percent of their on-campus students in global education in the 2011-2012 school year. Three levels of engagement take students from awareness to immersion and ultimately to long-term commitment as they realize the global focus of the Great Commission.

 
 

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Foursquare Opens New ELN Schools of Ministry

By Rod Light

Foursquare’s Emerging Leader Network (ELN) plans to add 12 new immersive ministry-training programs across the U.S. during the coming school year. Three new ELN programs recently received certification by the Foursquare board of directors and are now part of the expanding network of successful training programs.

 
 

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Application Process Opens for Alabaster Legacy Scholarships

By The Foursquare Church

This year, seven women will be awarded Women in Leadership Ministry Alabaster Legacy Scholarships to aid them in their vocational ministry pursuits. Applications will be accepted from February 1–May 1, 2011.

 
 

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Foursquare Couple Impacts Hundreds of University Students

By Rod Light

Russ and Jamie Collins, members of Faith Chapel in Albuquerque, N.M, oversee a ministry launched one year ago that has already influenced hundreds of students at the University of New Mexico. Welcoming students into The Mission House, the couple has seen young men and women give their lives to Christ and find freedom from substance abuse.

 
 

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Foursquare Ignite Academy Moves East

By Rod Light

The Foursquare board of directors recently approved the move of Foursquare Ignite Academy from the Life Pacific College campus in Southern California to its new home on the campus of CrossPointe Conference Center in Christiansburg, Va. Ignite will be a strategic part of providing Foursquare ministry training to young leaders on the East Coast.

 
 
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