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Features

Jerry Dirmann: Sent to Multiply Diverse Leaders

By Jessica Sherer

Jerry Dirmann is passionate about diversifying leaders and churches to reach a wider variety of audiences who are hungry for the truth. His church, The Rock (Anaheim Foursquare Church) in Southern California, now comprises nine campuses and 12 congregations, four of which are Spanish-speaking, one Vietnamese-speaking, and two led by women.

 
 

Features

Carrie Jenkins: Sent to Disciple

By Jessica Sherer

One-on-one mentoring relationships are where Carrie Jenkins, co-pastor of New Hope Worship Center in Concord, N.C., sees the most fruitful spiritual growth and leadership development. The people part of leadership is key, she asserts: how to surround yourself with the right team, how to build great relationships with your staff, and how to live life in step with one another.

 
 

Foursquare News

Foursquare Connection 2015 Offers Many Opportunities to Connect With Others

By Andy Butcher

Foursquare Connection 2015, convening in Anaheim May 25–28, isn’t only about inspirational speakers, leadership development and important business—it’s also about forming relationships with others in the Foursquare family. The event includes many times and ways for attendees to reconnect with old friends and make new ones, around shared concerns and interests.

 
 

Features

Leah Payne: Sent to Higher Education

By Andy Butcher

Foursquare pastor’s wife Leah Payne brings the worlds of faith and academia together as serves her church and teaches theology at George Fox Evangelical Seminary. She views her teaching and research as a ministry calling, preparing the next generation of leaders with a balance of the Word and the Spirit.

 
 

Devotionals

When Being Sent Is a Surprise

By Elizabeth Ewens

Sometimes, God calls us in a way we weren’t expecting. Foursquare Assisting Minister Elizabeth Ewens shares how to adjust our expectations and say yes with joy.

 
 

Features

Matt Kladnik: Sent to Do Business As Mission

By Ken Walker

Vintage Faith (Culver City Foursquare Church) in the Los Angeles area launched a thrift store to reach people outside church walls throughout the week, not just on Sundays. Love The City Thrift Store, says Pastor Matt Kladnik, is “a place for volunteers to serve and use their gifts and talents, as well as a neutral ground to meet the needs of people who might never step inside a church.”

 
 

Foursquare News

Diverse Connection 2015 Speakers Exemplify Being ‘Sent’

By Andy Butcher

Themed “Sent,” Connection 2015 will feature a diverse group of inspirational speakers who illustrate the many different ways God sends His people to reach others who need Him. Early Bird registration for the event runs through the end of February, with Connection 2015 running May 25–28.

 
 

Foursquare News

Registration Starts Soon for Connection 2015, Themed ‘Sent’

By Andy Butcher

“Sent” is the theme for the upcoming Foursquare Connection 2015 in Anaheim, Calif., where leaders from around the world will gather from May 25–28 for the annual convention of The Foursquare Church. Early Bird registration starts in late January via phone or online through the brand-new Foursquare Hub.