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Sent to Entertainment: Juan Alfonso

By Anabel Muñoz

When Juan Alfonso moved from the Dominican Republic to the U.S. as a child, he had no idea what God had in store. Now 32, he’s a working actor in Hollywood and sees the entertainment industry as his mission field. As a member of Media City Church in Burbank, Calif., he credits the church for helping him step out in faith and trust God in his unique calling.

 
 

We Are Foursquare

Sent to the Media: Foursquare Radio Hosts

By Shannon Linton

Gregg Hammer, Shawnee Hammer and Davey D hope listeners hear God’s love each time they tune in to HammerTime, their morning radio show on Krater 96.3 in Honolulu. These Foursquare church members have taken their calling to the airwaves—and find many opportunities to drop seeds of faith in listeners’ ears.

 
 

Devotionals

Discipleship in the Digital Age

By Bob Penberthy

Foursquare Pastor Bob Penberthy considers himself a “tech junkie,” but he offers up an important question: Is the digital age really helping us connect? He suggests that Christ’s example with the 12 disciples may help us understand more about connecting in a tech-driven culture.

 
 

Foursquare Legacy

Sister Aimee’s Astounding Radio Impact

By Ralph L. Power

Radio was a fairly new phenomenon when Aimee Semple McPherson launched Foursquare’s station, KFSG, in February 1924. And as this excerpt from a January 1925 article in “Radio in the Home” magazine reveals, her visionary use of the new media had a huge impact.

 
 

Foursquare News

Spanish TV Network Makes Deal With Anaheim Church

By Bill Shepson

Almavision Hispanic Christian Network is now airing nightly programming by The Rock in Anaheim, Calif. The church funds the costs of producing its shows in Spanish, and the network is providing free airtime. It’s an exciting new part of the church’s vision to reach the people in their community and beyond.

 
 

Your Questions

How Can I Protect My Kids from the Media?

By Dennis W. Easter

Media isn’t neutral, so you have to have a plan in place to leverage its assets and limit its liabilities.