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Opportunities Abound to Partner With Foursquare Missions

By Jeff Roper

There are so many ways—more than ever before—that pastors and local churches can support Foursquare Missions International and get involved with service opportunities worldwide. Jeff Roper, area missionary to Europe, talks about what it means to live out Foursquare missiology, both on a local and global scale.

 
 

Disaster Relief

Foursquare Responds to Extreme Flooding in Fiji

By The Foursquare Church

Foursquare’s Relief and Compassion ministry is offering help in Fiji after recent flooding that forced at least 3,500 people into temporary shelters and left several dead.

 
 

Disaster Relief

Being Prepared When Disasters Strike

By Tammy Dunahoo

More than 675 Foursquare men and women have participated in our FEMA-approved disaster relief training sessions, increasing our ability to offer immediate, effective help when catastrophe strikes. More training sessions will take place in fall 2011 and are also being planned for 2012.

 
 

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Rock Star Points People to the Rock

By Rod Light

Back in the day, Chu Kosaka was the first Japanese rock star to appear on the cover of “Rolling Stone” magazine. Today, Chu pastors a Foursquare church in Tokyo. Along with missionaries, pastors and volunteers, he is busy bringing the love and compassion of Christ to the “hisaisha,” victims of the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami and radiation disaster.

 
 

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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.

 
 

Disaster Relief

Foursquare Helps Tornado-Stricken South (Part 2)

By Ken Walker

Restoration, a Foursquare church in Madison, Ala., has served as a center for disaster-relief efforts since the terrifying storms hit in April, when at least 300 homes in their community were destroyed. Pastor Huey Hudson says that leading up to the disaster, God prepared the congregation so they would be equipped to meet the daunting needs.

 
 

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Day 2: Connection 2011 Celebrates Missions, Welcomes Healing

By Beth Mead

The Columbus, Ohio, crowd celebrated all that God is doing around the world, with a special focus on missions. The evening concluded with a time of powerful prayer and healing, led by Leslie Keegel, Foursquare’s national leader of Sri Lanka.

 
 

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Foursquare Helps Tornado-Stricken South (Part 1)

By Ken Walker

Foursquare churches are overseeing major disaster-recovery efforts in cities devastated by the massive tornado outbreaks this spring. One congregation, in fact, has provided more than 10,000 meals. Foursquare chaplains are on site to offer support and crisis intervention, and people are responding to the compassionate and practical help given by Foursquare members.

 
 

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Disaster Relief for Joplin Tornado Victims (Part 1)

By Ken Walker

Following the worst tornado to hit U.S. soil in 60 years, Foursquare churches are organizing disaster-relief efforts and reaching out to residents in Joplin, Mo., some of whom lost everything. Foursquare Relief and Compassion, as well as Foursquare Chaplains International, are also offering much-needed assistance.

 
 

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Relief Efforts in Japan Are Underway

By Ken Walker

Foursquare church members from across the U.S. have responded generously to the crisis in Japan, and relief efforts are underway as teams prepare to travel to the island nation this summer. More than $200,000 has been donated via Foursquare Missions International, and through a partnership between Foursquare and CRASH Japan, many opportunities to go help out are available.

 
 
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