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Education and Racial Reconciliation: Doretha O’Quinn

By Ken Walker

With achievements including “Outstanding African-American Educator of the Year,” Doretha O’Quinn, with her passion for education and racial reconciliation, is reaching leaders globally. Provost and vice president of academic affairs at Vanguard University, Doretha, an ordained Foursquare minister, has taught educators, government officials and business leaders worldwide.

 
 

Devotionals

A Gospel for All

By Krystal Perez

Reconciling every nation to Himself has always been God’s plan, long before Jesus issued the Great Commission. This reconciliation begins with us reaching out to our neighbors and those in community with us, regardless of culture or background, shares Foursquare Credentialed Minister Krystal Perez.

 
 

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Reaching the World’s Unreached People Groups (Part 2): Alaska

By Andy Butcher

Church planting in Alaska requires a different approach than in the lower 48 states, due to cultural divides and the need to repair damage done by missionary groups in the past. But Rod and Teresa Koop, the first Foursquare missionaries appointed to a location inside the U.S., are building relational bridges and successfully planting new churches.

 
 

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Reaching the World’s Unreached People Groups (Part 1): Alaska

By Andy Butcher

Church planting in Alaska requires a different approach than in the lower 48 states, due to cultural divides and the need to repair damage done by missionary groups in the past. But Rod and Teresa Koop, the first Foursquare missionaries appointed to a location inside the U.S., are building relational bridges and successfully planting new churches.

 
 

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Building a Bridge to the Jewish Community (Part 2): Practical Advice

By Andy Butcher

In Part 2 of our exclusive series, Foursquare leaders who are effectively building bridges with the Jewish community and sharing the love of Christ give practical insight on what we can do to reach this people group. It takes understanding Jewish people’s beliefs and point of view, they say, and sensitivity in our approach to them.

 
 

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Building a Bridge to the Jewish Community (Part 1): The Sensitivities

By Andy Butcher

How can the church break down historical prejudices and build bridges to the Jewish community while effectively communicating the gospel message? It takes understanding Jewish people’s beliefs and point of view, and sensitivity in our approach to them. In this exclusive two-part series, we take a look at Foursquare churches that are doing just that, very effectively.

 
 

Foursquare News

Accelerate: Welcome

By Ashley Wolpert Miller

In Part 3 of the “Accelerate: Story” video series, men of different ethnicities—with different titles and roles in The Foursquare Church—affirm that we must actively welcome one another and create space for cultural differences and people of all ethnic backgrounds. “Accelerate: Welcome” challenges leaders and draws us back to the center of the Great Commission.

 
 

Features

Foursquare Africa Hosts First Continental Consultation

By Rod Light

Foursquare national leaders representing diverse African nations met recently for an unprecedented gathering to seek the Holy Spirit’s direction for their continent. Foursquare Area Missionaries Daniel Lucero and Humberto Paz, along with Foursquare Pastor Ralph Moore, hosted the first-ever Continental Africa Consultation for Foursquare Leaders to network ministers throughout Africa for effective ministry.

 
 

Devotionals

God’s Power in the Powwow

By Bill Gowey

Bill Gowey, a Foursquare credentialed minister and missionary based in Flagstaff, Ariz., is seeing a powerful move of the Holy Spirit among Native people groups in the U.S. and Mexico. His ministry, Reztoration, works to bring Native peoples to Christ, as well as reconciliation between America’s indigenous people and the church.

 
 

Devotionals

Responding with Water not Gasoline

By Glenn Burris Jr.

This first congress addressed representation possibilities in light of rising concerns over things like regulating colonial trade, etc. They weren’t considering independence but rather they wanted to represent a unified voice to gain a hearing in London.