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Jim Scott Appointed FMI Area Missionary to North America

By Andy Butcher

The Foursquare Church has appointed Jim Scott to serve as Foursquare Missions International’s (FMI) area missionary to North America. In his new role as one of 11 area missionaries responsible for overseeing and coordinating FMI efforts in different regions of the world, Jim will be working with leaders in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.

 
 

Foursquare News

Foursquare Disaster Relief Helps Displaced People Worldwide

By Andy Butcher

As thousands of people worldwide in areas experiencing conflict and crisis flee their homes for safety, Foursquare Disaster Relief is stepping in to provide crucial aid. Whether because of sectarian hatred in the Middle East, internal unrest in Eastern Europe or the threat of a deadly virus in West Africa, untold thousands of men, women and children need immediate help.

 
 

Foursquare News

FMI Sees Gospel Spreading in World’s ‘Hidden Places’

By Andy Butcher

In the MENACA region (Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia), less than 0.001 percent of the population is Christian. But despite challenges and dangers faced by believers in this region, Foursquare workers in the world’s “hidden places” are seeing people come to Christ with help from Foursquare Missions International’s Global Mission Fund.

 
 

Features

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.

 
 

Central Office Updates

Connection 2011 Offering Phase One Allocations Announced

By James C. Scott Jr.

From North Asia to Francophone Africa, and from Europe to North America, new Foursquare ministries will be taking root in part because of the faithful giving of The U.S. Foursquare Church. Phase one allocations, which have just been announced, account for one-third of the total Connection 2011 offering. These funds are already impacting the mission field.

 
 

Features

Area Report: North America

By Bill Shepson

Throughout Mexico and Canada in 2010, 1,783 people made decisions for Christ, 881 were baptized in water, and 982 were baptized in the Holy Spirit. Both are Stage 4, missionary-sending nations. Partnership between the U.S., Mexico and Canada is vital for all three nations to maximize their ministries to the many ethnicities represented in each country throughout North America.