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Rescued From Gang Life: Agustin Torres

By Agustin Torres

Agustin Torres was thrust into gang life as a fourth grader, desperate for belonging and a means to provide for his struggling family that was absent a stable father figure. He was angry and without hope. But because of the Salem Dream Center in Salem, Ore., Agustin’s life is the polar opposite of what it once was.

 
 

Leadership Profiles

Karaoke Outreach to L.A.’s Chinese Community: Daniel Shiao

By Andy Butcher

Daniel Shiao and his Foursquare congregation in Southern California’s South Bay are using an unconventional approach to reaching the region’s Chinese community—karaoke competitions that introduce non-Christians to Christian music and, ultimately, Christ Himself. The population of Chinese in the U.S. is four million, making Chinese speakers the second-largest immigrant group in the country.

 
 

Devotionals

A Cord of Many Strands

By Heidi Chambers

Being in one accord and in the unity of the Holy Spirit will require that we see beyond ourselves, shares Heidi Chambers, associate director of administrative operations with Foursquare Missions International. As the church is composed of distinct individuals, or different “strands,” we must get past expecting others to change and become like we are.

 
 

Foursquare News

Celebrating Reimagine: Foursquare Connection 2014 Highlights

By Andy Butcher

Connection 2014 in Dallas was pivotal for everyone in Foursquare, as the Reimagine process was outlined in more detail. The convention body also voted to ratify President Glenn Burris Jr. to serve a second five-year term. These highlights from the week are cause for celebration for everyone in the Foursquare family, not just the 3,000-plus people who attended.

 
 

Foursquare News

Day 1: Foursquare Connection 2014 in Dallas Begins

By Andy Butcher

Foursquare leaders from across the country and around the world gathered in Dallas for the movement’s annual convention under the theme “Multiply.” This year’s gathering, being held May 26–29, is pivotal to the Reimagine Foursquare process as the denomination positions itself for a season of unprecedented fruitfulness.

 
 

Devotionals

Stand and Fight

By Helen Melahouris

In order for God to multiply through us, we must choose life and choose obedience, even if that means being willing to sacrifice, stand and fight for those He came to make free, shares Foursquare Assisting Minister Helen Melahouris.

 
 

Foursquare News

Dallas Connection to Determine Direction for Foursquare

By Andy Butcher

There’s still time to register for Foursquare Connection 2014, which will be taking place in Dallas May 26–29. Don’t miss being a part of this important gathering, in person or online. Central to this year’s event will be updates on the Reimagine Foursquare momentum, and a team of dynamic keynote speakers will address the “Multiply” theme.

 
 

Devotionals

Redefining Success

By Gretchen Abney

If we listen to success gurus who constantly communicate that “bigger is better,” we can fall prey to church growth formulas that produce only a semblance of success, shares Foursquare Co-Pastor Gretchen Abney. Only God can give an understanding of church health and true kingdom purpose—the keys to true success.

 
 

We Are Foursquare

God’s Miraculous Grace: Chanda Crutcher

By Chanda Crutcher

Chanda Crutcher was a busy executive, wife and mother when one unusually hectic day resulted in a potential life-threatening tragedy: In the hot summer day’s frenzied activity, she inadvertently left her baby son in her car. But what could have ended in heartbreak instead became a miracle. Today, Chanda, a Foursquare minister, is a witness to God’s amazing grace and power.

 
 

Features

Your Health May Be Your Weakest Link

By De Rockwell

As the saying goes, a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. For many leaders, that weakest link is their health. How about you? De Rockwell, care and family health facilitator for the Gateway District, says it may be time to evaluate your lifestyle and prioritize healthy living.

 
 
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