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Antonio Sims Crosses Cultural Boundaries

By Jessica Sherer

God is using Antonio Sims, a Foursquare pastor in Metro Detroit, to promote cross-cultural and urban education, community development and vocational training. Foursquare, he says, “has allowed me to do what I’m passionate about, sharing the gospel my way and just being myself.”

 
 

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From Field of Dreams to the Dream Center

By Kevin Malone

For 17 years, Kevin Malone’s career was in professional baseball, including being vice president/general manager of the L.A. Dodgers. Now he works full-time at the Dream Center in the heart of Los Angeles—and to him it’s a dream come true. There’s nothing that thrills him more, he says, than helping people in difficult situations and seeing God turn their lives around.

 
 

We Are Foursquare

From Gangsta to Godly: Gerald Shepherd

By Gerald Shepherd

Gerald Shepherd once was a lost and confused young man, looking for love in all the wrong places. Now he’s a minister of music at Urban Jerusalem, a Foursquare church in Minneapolis, and God is using him to change other people’s lives.

 
 

Features

Whatever It Takes: Hip-Hop and Biker Cultures (Part 4)

By Bill Shepson

In this new four-part series, we take a close look at some unique Foursquare ministries across the country. Here in Part 4, we join The Street Hip Hop Church in Elizabeth, N.J., and Life Bridge, a church that caters to bikers in Fort Wayne, Ind.

 
 

Leadership Profiles

Urban Missionary: Juan Galloway

By The Foursquare Church

Juan Galloway calls himself an urban missionary, dedicated to reaching those who are poor, homeless, drug-addicted and/or living in prostitution.

 
 

Leadership Profiles

An Oasis for Youth: Ron and Judy Radachy

By The Foursquare Church

Foursquare ministers Ron and Judy Radachy touch the lives of hundreds of young people each week through their ministry, The Oasis of Hollywood. Founded in 1979 as an outreach to teen runaways, Oasis of Hollywood today offers hope and a safe environment to unchurched, underprivileged youth.