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Foursquare Stands With Families, DREAMers

By Glenn Burris Jr.

Our nation is divided on many issues, including immigration and DACA. We should be on the side of mercy and compassion, and we cannot stand silent, says President Glenn Burris Jr., affirming that Foursquare will speak out against injustice and act according to God’s laws.

 
 

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10 Tips for Successful Ethnic and Immigrant Ministry

By Ted Vail

Ministry to the diverse people groups in the U.S. doesn’t just happen. We have to be intentional about it. Our local Foursquare churches have unprecedented opportunities to impact the world with the gospel, right from our very doorsteps. Here are 10 tips for successfully ministering among the ethnic and immigrant groups in your own neighborhood.

 
 

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Foursquare Missions Right Next Door

By Andy Butcher

Once upon a time you had to traverse the globe to spread the gospel to another nation. Not anymore. Some of the best opportunities for missions are right here under our noses, in our own neighborhoods. We just need to be willing to cross the street.

 
 

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Foursquare Couples Aid Mexican Nationals

By Andy Butcher

Caught in the crosshairs of border control and immigration issues are scores of people in desperate need of basic necessities and spiritual hope. Two Foursquare ministerial couples, one based in the U.S., the other in Mexico, have devoted their lives to helping them.

 
 

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Welcoming the Stranger (Part 4): Practical Ministry

By Ken Walker

Foursquare pastors whose churches are effectively crossing ethnic barriers candidly share what it takes to cross cultural divides and help the people God has called us to reach. It has everything to do, they say, with our perspective toward those who are different from us and our ability to reach out in love and in practical care.

 
 

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Welcoming the Stranger (Part 3): Spiritual Blessings

By Ken Walker

We often think of immigrants as the ones needing help from us. In reality, though, the people coming to our shores have a lot to offer us, as well. Many Foursquare leaders say there is much we can learn from the cultures in our midst.

 
 

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Welcoming the Stranger (Part 2): Cultural Differences

By Ken Walker

Difficulties can arise when cultures clash, even in the church. With America’s increasing blend of nationalities, how may believers best reach and work with people from different backgrounds? Several Foursquare pastors with ministries encompassing various ethnic groups share insights gained from their own experience.

 
 

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Welcoming the Stranger (Part 1): The Church and Immigration

By Ken Walker

In an exclusive four-part series, we examine immigration to the U.S. and the incredible opportunities for evangelism it affords. We’ll cover the controversies involved, and look at Foursquare churches that are effectively reaching out to the diverse groups of people coming to our shores.