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New Survey Finds Leadership in Crisis

By Bill Shepson

Results from a new Barna report reveal some shocking statistics about what Christians say are important leadership qualities. What is Foursquare doing to build healthy leaders? Tammy Dunahoo, general supervisor of The Foursquare Church, discusses training and sending healthy, multiplying leaders, both locally and globally, and encourages older leaders to model good leadership and mentor the next generation.

 
 

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Are We Growing Insignificant? (Part 2: Taking Time)

By Jimmy Stewart

“Global neighborhood” is the new term being used for our changing communities, which are now more culturally diverse than ever. But do our churches reflect these changes? Are we willing to take time to build relationships with the people next door? Here’s how Foursquare churches are doing just that. Part 2 of an exclusive two-part series

 
 

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Are We Growing Insignificant? (Part 1: At the Table)

By Jimmy Stewart

While we’re huddled in our churches—where we all look alike, sound alike, act alike and think alike—the cities around us are changing, and fast. Are we engaging our evolving communities, or have we become disconnected from them? Do we even know our neighbors? We examine the issue and take a look at some Foursquare churches that are doing what they can to reach outside their circles and touch people where they live.

 
 

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Missionary Spotlight: Lee and Robyn Brockinton

By Amy Swanson

Foursquare Missionaries Lee and Robyn Brockinton moved from Texas to Belize a year ago, and already they are seeing many come to Christ in this small Central American nation. Though the country’s crime rate is high, substance abuse rampant, and scores of children are fatherless, the Brockintons’ LifeNet Church is facing these challenges and seeing the Lord change people’s lives.

 
 

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Are You Prepared for Retirement?

By Harlyn Matson

The sad fact is, most pastors are not prepared for their retirement years, and the results can be disastrous. But by participating in the Foursquare Retirement Plan, you can ensure a brighter future for your golden years. Through the Foursquare Retirement Plan, pastors have access to one of the best retirement plans in the nonprofit world.

 
 

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Foursquare Easter Services Result in Thousands Saved

By Bill Shepson

Through outreaches both traditional and innovative, 70 Foursquare churches that participated in a post-Easter survey reported a total of 2,913 first-time decisions for Christ on Easter weekend. Additionally, 1,565 people rededicated their lives to Christ, 286 were baptized in water, and 44 were baptized with the Holy Spirit.

 
 

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Who Are Muslims (Part 2): The Power of Love

By Ken Walker

As one former Muslim turned Foursquare pastor explains, sharing the gospel with Muslims requires demonstrating love in word and deed, understanding cultural differences, and taking time to form authentic relationships. Part 2 of our exclusive two-part feature series

 
 

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Who Are Muslims (Part 1): Dispelling the Fear

By Ken Walker

The Muslim population in the U.S. is growing, which worries some in our post-9/11 world. But Foursquare leaders say many of our fears are unfounded, and that we have a great opportunity for evangelism. In part one of this two-part series, we look at the facts and talk with Foursquare pastors who regularly minister to Muslims.

 
 

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2011 Foursquare Year in Review

By Marcia Graham

A lot happened in The Foursquare Church across the U.S. and around the world in 2011. Here’s a handy overview of this year’s most read articles, donation stats, most popular resources, most interesting stories and historic Foursquare events.

 
 

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Outside Perspective: Growing a Healthy Church

By Mike Goldsworthy

Mike Goldsworthy, lead pastor of Parkcrest Christian Church, a non-denominational congregation with three campuses in the Long Beach, Calif., area, is one of the youngest megachurch pastors in the U.S. He offers a thought-provoking outside perspective on how Foursquare leaders can grow sustainable, healthy churches in an age where only 40 percent of people attend church regularly.

 
 
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