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National Residency Program Off to a Great Start

By Ken Walker

Foursquare launched its national residency program in September at 18 churches across the nation. Through the new program, young leaders will be mentored by seasoned pastors and receive valuable hands-on experience in their fields of focus, such as pastoring, church planting, chaplaincy, NextGen ministry, worship and administration.

 
 

Features

Higher Learning (Part 2): Learning That Impacts Lives

By Andy Butcher

Education is a primary component to leadership development and an integral element of the first of Foursquare’s Five Targets. In Part 2 of an exclusive two-part series, we meet Foursquare leaders who see education as an effective component to reaching their surrounding communities.

 
 

Features

Higher Learning (Part 1): Balancing Heart and Head

By Andy Butcher

How is Foursquare aligning our programs and practices to facilitate learning opportunities for our movement’s leaders? In Part 1 of an exclusive two-part series, we examine what it means to educate church leaders in today’s world and how to balance building one’s mind with being led by the Holy Spirit.

 
 

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.

 
 

Foursquare News

2012 Foursquare Institute Symposium Announced

By The Foursquare Church

Taking place March 20–22 on the beautiful campus of Life Pacific College in San Dimas, Calif., the 2012 Foursquare Institute Symposium will emphasize how we can equip new and established leaders with core competencies. Current institute directors and anyone interested in starting a Foursquare institute are encouraged to attend.

 
 

Foursquare News

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.

 
 

Foursquare News

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.

 
 

Central Office Updates

The Future Ministry of NCO

By Tammy Dunahoo

The National Church Office (NCO) is focusing on resourcing and encouraging local churches in each stage of the Four-Stage Development Model. Here’s a closer look at the ministry structure of NCO and how we are partnering together to more effectively carry out God’s mission for The Foursquare Church both in the U.S. and around the world.

 
 

Foursquare News

ABI Celebrates 25 Years and 1,000 Graduates

By Rod Light

Founded in the historical “500 Room” of Angelus Temple, Angelus Bible Institute has prepared hundreds of ministry leaders for service during the past 25 years. This year’s class will mark 1,000 graduates, and the commencement ceremony will be quite a celebration.

 
 

Central Office Updates

Education and Leadership Development

By Tammy Dunahoo

As students of all ages gear up for the new school year, General Supervisor Tammy Dunahoo takes a look at Foursquare’s role in Education and Leadership Development.

 
 
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