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One Simple Idea Can Change Everything: Blythe Hill

By Blythe Hill

When Foursquare church member Blythe Hill came up with a fun idea one day, she didn’t realize it would be the beginning of a movement that would strive to right the wrongs of human trafficking. Last year alone, her Dressember organization raised more than $465,000 to help women around the world find freedom from slavery’s bonds.

 
 

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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Missionary Spotlight: Mike and Bee Arter

By Amy Swanson

Mike and Bee Arter serve as Foursquare missionaries to Mae Sot, Thailand, a predominately Buddhist nation known for its beauty and friendliness but also for high rates of human trafficking and youth looking for answers in all the wrong places. The Arters are creatively reaching people and say there are many ways we from the U.S. can help the ministry there.

 
 

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From Field of Dreams to the Dream Center

By Kevin Malone

For 17 years, Kevin Malone’s career was in professional baseball, including being vice president/general manager of the L.A. Dodgers. Now he works full-time at the Dream Center in the heart of Los Angeles—and to him it’s a dream come true. There’s nothing that thrills him more, he says, than helping people in difficult situations and seeing God turn their lives around.

 
 

Foursquare News

Indonesian Woman Receives Miracle Heart Surgery

By Ken Walker

Francesca “Chika” Salindeho, a young woman from Indonesia who works with Compassion First to help victims of sex trafficking, recently received a life-saving surgery—miraculously for free. After being contacted by Mike Mercer, a Foursquare credentialed minister and president of Compassion First, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center and one of the most renowned physicians in the U.S. agreed to donate their services.