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Refugee Care Toolkit

By The Foursquare Church

Want to make a difference in today’s refugee crisis? This comprehensive list of practical resources provided by Foursquare and many other organizations will empower Foursquare pastors and churches to reach their refugee neighbors with love and compassion. more»

 
 

Sent to Mobilize Others

By The Foursquare Church

Miles McPherson, pastor of Rock Church in San Diego, Calif., shares a simple strategy to becoming a “Do Something” church that reaches and transforms a city, in this inspiring and equipping main session from Foursquare Connection 2015. more»

 
 

Everyone Is Sent

General Supervisor Tammy Dunahoo encourages us to be a church that empowers men, women, youth and children, releasing all the laborers into the field for all the harvest, in this inspiring video from Foursquare Connection 2015. more»

 
 

A Bhutanese Blessing: Connection 2015 Video

By The Foursquare Church

Discover how God is using crises around the world to fulfill His purposes of worldwide evangelism, in this inspiriting video from Foursquare Connection 2015. God’s plan to reach all the peoples of the world has seen some who choose to go, and others who are forced to go by unjust actions—but God is at work through it all. more»

 
 

Ripping Up the Rule Book and Choosing to Trust God

By The Foursquare Church

In this QuickTalk from Foursquare Connection 2015, Foursquare Pastor Danny Bennett shares how God led him to plant a church in a Northern California surfing community using non-traditional methods that required complete trust in the leading of the Holy Spirit. more»

 
 

Consider Where God Has Sent You Already

By The Foursquare Church

In this QuickTalk from Foursquare Connection 2015, Foursquare Pastor Antonio Sims shares some of the lessons he has learned from ministry in a highly diverse district of Detroit. He encourages leaders to welcome strangers, learn about them and form relationships. more»

 
 

Real Love Risks Being Misunderstood

By The Foursquare Church

In this QuickTalk from Foursquare Connection 2015, Foursquare Pastor John Wiley reminds us of Jesus’ instruction for us to embrace “the least of these.” We need to extend real love so that we can reach the next “free-falling and tattered generation,” he shares. more»

 
 

Forming Kid-Vangelists: Studio 2 at Connection 2015

By The Foursquare Church

Learn how to help young people become “salt and light” in their own schools, in this Studio session, recorded live at Foursquare Connection 2015. The panel offers insights gained through years of working with kids and parents to form “kid-vangelists.” This session is a must for every parent and youth worker. more»

 
 

Developing Youth Culture That Goes!: Studio 3 at Connection 2015

By The Foursquare Church

Uncover practical principles that will help your church develop and unleash a youth culture that impacts the world, in this Studio session recorded live at Foursquare Connection 2015. Hosted by Kimberly Dirmann, this Studio features teaching, exhortation and encouragement from Jeff Pruett, Reid Powell and Art Garcia. more»

 
 

Sent to Send Others: Studio 6 at Connection 2015

By The Foursquare Church

Connecting pastors and local church members to the mission field is the important topic of discussion in this Studio session, recorded live at Connection 2015. Learn how your congregation can become a church that sends missionaries with Foursquare Missions International, so that the whole world can be reached with the whole gospel. more»

 
 

Sent to Foreign Nations: Studio 7 at Connection 2015

By The Foursquare Church

Foursquare has a long history of sending across national boundaries, and has developed a great process of training and deploying missionaries around the world. Whether you are a pastor wanting more information, a missions-minded member, or have the urgent call to cross borders, find out how FMI can help in this Studio session from Foursquare Connection 2015. more»

 
 

Sent to Foreign Neighbors: Studio 8 at Connection 2015

By The Foursquare Church

The world has moved in, next door. The demographic landscape has shifted drastically, and many believers have awoken to find they are missionaries at home. In this Studio session, recorded live at Connection 2015, Foursquare leaders talk about overcoming cultural barriers to reach our neighbors from around the globe. more»

 
 

Sent to Lead in the Urban Context: Studio 13 at Connection 2015

By The Foursquare Church

The U.S. is a complex nation culturally, historically, religiously and socially. In this informative Studio session, recorded live at Connection 2015, Foursquare leaders look at the particular needs for taking the gospel to urban areas. Learn how to identify the core needs and concerns of people in your city, and how to build bridges to reach them. more»

 
 

The Monday Morning Church

By Jerry Cook

In “The Monday Morning Church,” Jerry Cook offers inspirational and practical coaching to help believers catch the vision for being the church outside the walls of the buildings they meet in on Sunday mornings. The Monday morning church, Jerry writes, needs to be “open and ready for business.” more»

 
 

Laundry Love National Gathering

Mega-movement Laundry Love is celebrating 13 years of helping people, and looking to the future, during their upcoming national gathering in Ventura, Calif., May 29–30, immediately following Foursquare Connection 2015. Anyone interested in how to start this ministry of love and practical help in his or her own community will not want to miss this important event. more»

 
 

Multiply Transformation: Connection 2014 QuickTalk With Tammy Toft

Tammy Toft shares how God is using her to reach exploited women in Estonia, and give them new hope and purpose in life, in this QuickTalk from Foursquare Connection 2014 in Dallas. In this inspiring video, Tammy encourages us to really look at those we might tend to overlook and see them as God sees them. more»

 
 

Multiply Empowerment: Connection 2014 Main Session With Marion Ingegneri

Encourage spiritual vision in the leaders of your church with this message by Foursquare Pastor Marion Ingegneri, shared at Foursquare Connection 2014 in Dallas. Our churches, our leaders and the lost in our communities are counting on us to have seen with spiritual vision, so that we may lead them to Jesus. It is not an option. It is a necessity. more»

 
 

Luis Molina: QuickTalk at Foursquare Connection 2014

In this QuickTalk, recorded live at Foursquare Connection 2014 in Dallas, Foursquare Pastor Luis Molina shares how being available to mentor athletes in his son’s school led to opportunities to share the gospel and disciple young people. One soul at a time, Luis is seeing the dream of his heart to reach his community become a reality. more»

 
 

Yaseer Handall-Mendoza: QuickTalk at Foursquare Connection 2014

In this QuickTalk, recorded live at Foursquare Connection 2014 in Dallas, Yaseer and Monique Handall share their personal testimony of coming to the Lord and illustrate how our actions can create a chain reaction that extends God’s kingdom here on Earth, crossing generational, national and cultural barriers. more»

 
 

A Biblical Perspective on Welcoming the Stranger

Bible scholar Daniel Carroll challenges the church to embrace a biblical perspective regarding immigrants in this session recorded live during Foursquare’s Multi-Ethnic Summit in Boulder, Colo., in 2011. He charges us to ask what it means to be the church in a world where millions of people are migrating. more»

 
 

Dispatches From the Front

By Tim Keesee

In “Dispatches From the Front: Stories of Gospel Advance in the World’s Difficult Places,” Tim Keesee provides a picture of how individual believers around the world are reaching people with the gospel, often at the risk of their own lives. more»

 
 

Ride the White Horse

By Eddie Donnally

In his book “Ride the White Horse,” Foursquare Chaplain Eddie Donnally openly shares his life story of brokenness, rage, addiction and deep hurt, and the secret side of horseracing. This inspiring story will encourage anyone who feels as though they’ve gone too far to be redeemed, as well as those who care about people who seem like they can’t be reached. more»

 
 

Face to Face With Jesus

By Samaa Habib,Bodie Thoene

Samaa Habib shares her riveting personal journey from being a Muslim to finding faith in Jesus Christ in her compelling new book, “Face to Face With Jesus.” As her country endured civil war, she experienced a very personal war as her family, friends and neighbors turned on her following her conversion. Her story is one of hope that is sure to inspire. more»

 
 

North of Hope Documentary

By Foursquare Missions International

In this 20-minute documentary featuring Foursquare Missions International (FMI) Missionaries Rod and Teresa Koop, experience stunning cinematography and breathtaking stories of how Foursquare people in Alaska and the lower 48 states are partnering to restore a culture that was dismantled by well-meaning missionaries in the past. more»

 
 

Passion and Purpose

By Jimmy Seibert

Follow the story of Antioch Community Church in Waco, Texas, which began as a small group of believers in a rough part of town and grew to a network of 78 churches in 24 nations. “Passion and Purpose” by Jimmy Seibert inspires church leaders and members to dream bigger dreams about how God can use them to touch the world around them. more»

 
 

Ragamuffin

Available on DVD May 6, “Ragamuffin” tells the story of Christian songwriter Rich Mullins and his difficult personal journey to find wholeness and grace. The artist’s struggle with drinking, his longing for a father’s love and his fear of loneliness—and his eventual realization of God’s grace—make this a powerful story that will bring hope to viewers. more»

 
 

Heaven Is for Real

In “Heaven Is for Real,” director Randall Wallace calls us to believe in the miraculous. With its depiction of a bi-vocational pastor, the film challenges us to be rooted in reality while we’re here and not be afraid to share with others that heaven is real. more»

 
 

Missio Nexus Church Connection Tour

The Missio Nexus Church Connection Tour is coming to five U.S. cities—Baltimore, Los Angeles, Toronto, Chicago and Atlanta—in June. Each one-day event will feature presentations from experts seeking to help pastors, church planters and missions leaders explore approaches, resources and partnerships for developing church-based ministry to immigrants, refugees and international students. more»

 
 

God’s Not Dead (Movie)

Released in theaters across the U.S. on March 21, “God’s Not Dead” tells the fictional—but all too true to life—story of a young college freshman pitted against a militant anti-theist professor in his philosophy class. This timely film offers a great opportunity to hold conversations with students about belief in God, the Scriptures and the person of Jesus Christ. more»

 
 

Should Foursquare Audience Say No to Aronofsky’s ‘Noah’?

Since Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah” released in theaters on March 28, the film has been the subject of confusion, passion and contradiction. Here’s a look at the pros and cons, from a Foursquare point of view, and how Foursquare leaders and church members might approach the film not only from an entertainment perspective, but also an evangelistic one. more»

 
 

The Lamb’s Agenda

By Samuel Rodríguez

In his new book, “The Lamb’s Agenda,” Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, challenges believers to put the call of Jesus Christ, the Lamb, ahead of the political trappings of the elephant or the donkey. Reconciling the messages of Billy Graham and Martin Luther King Jr., the author shows that the kingdom of God entails righteousness before God and justice for all people. more»

 
 

‘Son of God’ Church Kit

Produced by Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, 20th Century Fox’s “Son of God” hits theaters on Feb. 28. Outreach.com has produced an excellent array of promotional and teaching resources designed to help churches maximize the evangelistic opportunity corresponding with the film’s release. more»

 
 

God Is Wherever You Are

By The Foursquare Church

“You are the healing presence of Jesus,” Jerry Cook says. “Where you are, people are healthier just because you are there.” In this video recorded at Foursquare Connection 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Jerry tells those gathered that because of the presence of Christ in their lives, the people they meet may not know why, but they will know their lives are suddenly different. more»

 
 

Samuel Rodríguez Advocates for the Agenda of the Lamb

By Samuel Rodríguez

Rev. Samuel Rodríguez calls the church to combine the evangelism of Billy Graham with the advocacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In this audio recording from Conexión Hispana at Foursquare Connection 2013, he shares the balance of the vertical and horizontal elements of the cross. En este mensaje durante Conexión Hispana del 2013, el reverendo Samuel Rodríguez comparte el balance de los elementos verticales y horizontales de la Cruz. more»

 
 

Multiply

By Francis Chan

Francis Chan’s book “Multiply” focuses on being a disciple of Christ who actively disciples others. Written in a lively, engaging style, the book covers basic theology, includes insightful discussion questions, and teaches believers what it means to live out what the Bible teaches as an active disciple maker. The book is specifically designed for use in a community context, such as a small group. more»

 
 

Videos From Foursquare Missions International

By Foursquare Missions International

Hear from Foursquare leaders around the world in these inspiring videos from Foursquare Missions International. Meet a couple moving to Russia as missionaries; learn more about he Holy Spirit; find out what youth in Mexico are doing; discover miracles happening around the world; and even view a video Christmas card. Show these videos at church, or link to them on your church’s website. more»

 
 

The Big Story

By Justin Buzzard

In “The Big Story,” Justin Buzzard invites non-Christian seekers to consider their personal stories in light of God’s invitation for them to join the “big story” by coming into relationship with Jesus Christ. Using everyday language and explaining biblical terms most longtime believers take for granted, the author deftly illuminates the gospel story woven throughout the Bible. more»

 
 

Christ + City

By Jon M. Dennis

More than two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities within the next 40 years, the U.N. estimates. And, right now, only 2 percent of those urban residents are Christians. If we’re going to reach the world, we need to reach our cities, and in his new book, “Christ + City,” author and pastor Jon M. Dennis in Chicago points the way. more»

 
 

Echoes of Eden

By Jerram Barrs

Jerram Barrs, founder and resident scholar of the Francis Schaeffer Institute at Covenant Theological Seminary, has just released “Echoes of Eden,” an insightful and practical discussion of Christianity and the arts. The author deftly provides a guide to help believers walk a path that, via the arts, draws out the common story of all people and reveals the story of creation, the fall and redemption. more»

 
 

Why Cities Matter

By Stephen T. Um,Justin Buzzard

More than half the people worldwide live in cities, making urban centers prime fields of harvest for the gospel and crucial to any social and spiritual transformation. In their new book, “Why Cities Matter,” pastors Stephen T. Um and Justin Buzzard outline specific steps church leaders can take to create a solid foundation for thriving ministry in urban contexts. more»

 
 

Ed Stetzer and Keith Jenkins Share How We Will Reclaim Our Voice

By The Foursquare Church

How can The Foursquare Church reclaim its voice and impact the world for Christ? Foursquare Pastor Keith Jenkins and LifeWay Research President Ed Stetzer encourage Foursquare leaders to regain their voices, speak to their communities and show God’s love in real, relatable ways. Recorded live at Connection 2012 in Phoenix. more»

 
 

Obed Orozco-Bonilla Shows How Foursquare Is One Voice With Many Languages

By The Foursquare Church

Foursquare Pastor Obed Orozco-Bonilla, Foursquare President Glenn Burris Jr. and other Foursquare leaders discuss the future of The Foursquare Church as it seeks reconciliation and cooperation among the world’s varied people groups, with the goal of reaching all ethnicities, nationalities, generations and genders with the gospel. Recorded live at Connection 2012 in Phoenix. more»

 
 

Connection 2012: Learning Tracks for Senior Pastors

By The Foursquare Church

Recorded live at Foursquare Connection 2012 in Phoenix, the Learning Tracks for senior pastors feature Foursquare pastors and leaders discussing how senior pastors can better disciple their congregations and engage their communities. They reflect on ways to connect with the next generation, and share ideas to create a culture of discipleship and community engagement. more»

 
 

Making All Things New

By R. York Moore

In “Making All Things New,” author R. York Moore challenges readers with stories of people worldwide who are suffering, and asks that Christians catch God’s dream for global justice. As national evangelist for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA, Moore shows us how Jesus Christ will make all things new, and how we can play a part in righting the world’s wrongs. more»

 
 

Strangers Next Door: Immigration, Migration and Mission

By J.D. Payne

How should the church respond to the phenomenon of migrations of millions of people to Western nations? In his new book, “Strangers Next Door,” J.D. Payne stretches our outlook on this important international political discussion to include God’s perspective on these often under-reached people and His love for them. more»

 
 

Godspeed: Making Christ’s Mission Your Own

By Britt Merrick

Author Britt Merrick, pastor of Reality, a family of churches in the U.S. and England, says that God’s mission to save the world started with Jesus, but it doesn’t end there. Jesus, in turn, sends us. His new book, “Godspeed: Making Christ’s Mission Your Own,” is a challenge to Christians everywhere to restore, redeem and renew the world. more»

 
 

My Hope - With Billy Graham

By Billy Graham

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s new outreach effort—“My Hope – With Billy Graham”—is an evangelism tool that will help members of your congregation share their faith with their friends and neighbors. The “My Hope” website provides online resources to help churches and individual believers prepare for this outreach. more»

 
 

When Worlds Collide

By Mike and Daniel Blackaby

Mike and Daniel Blackaby are the grandsons of renowned author Henry Blackaby. In their new book, “When Worlds Collide: Stepping Up and Standing Out in an Anti-God Culture,” they challenge Christians—especially young adults—to be “colliders,” those who “remain true to their faith yet are used by God to change peoples’ lives.” more»

 
 

Outspoken

By various authors

This informative book covers important principles of effective communication including leadership, branding, design, technology and creativity. With many qualified experts contributing to the volume, it can serve as a great resource for helping church leadership teams strategize and become better at communicating the gospel in today’s world. more»

 
 

Erasing Hell

By Francis Chan,Preston Sprinkle

Francis Chan and Preston Sprinkle wrote “Erasing Hell” because they believe the subject is not talked about much in churches today and that many believers have gotten off-track about what the Bible teaches. The authors confront the hard questions people have about eternity and why God would send people to hell, as well as beliefs such as Universalism. more»

 
 

Outlive Your Life

By Max Lucado

In “Outlive Your Life: You Were Made to Make a Difference,” author Max Lucado addresses the importance of Christians being more open to the world around them, sharing the love of Jesus in tangible ways. Lucado shows us how to do this by applying what the Bible teaches about “being the church” in a world desperately searching for God. more»

 
 

Spiritual Warfare and Missions

By Jerry Rankin,Ed Stetzer

This book offers a clarion call for spiritually intuitive leaders to recognize and respond to eight satanic strategies, particularly the ongoing strategy to convince Christians that the Great Commission is optional. The authors use strong exegesis of Scripture and personal stories to produce a convincing case for spiritual warfare and the global battle for the souls of people. more»

 
 

Engaging Post-Christian Culture

Perfect for in-depth small group discussions among church leaders, “Engaging Post-Christian Culture” addresses how the mission of the church needs to adapt to surrounding cultural realities if we are going to effectively reach people for Christ both now and into the future. more»

 
 

The Twelve Words of Christmas

By Louie Giglio

Well-known author, pastor and speaker Louie Giglio recounts the story of Christ’s birth in his new DVD, “The Twelve Words of Christmas.” Focusing on the 12 words spoken by the angels as they proclaimed the birth of Jesus, Giglio shows us how those 12 words powerfully impact our lives today. more»

 
 

The Case for Christ

By Lee Strobel

"The Case for Christ" by Christian apologist Lee Strobel is a thought-provoking documentary with great production values similar to something you would see on TV shows such as "Dateline NBC." The bestselling author of the book by the same name provides a good overview of the evidence supporting the biblical record of Jesus Christ. more»

 
 

To Save a Life

Director Brian Baugh gives us a film of gritty realism with a strong message about how those outside our circles of community should be treated. more»

 
 

Missional Map-Making

By Alan J. Roxburgh

In this groundbreaking book, Alan J. Roxburgh shows why the maps we have used in the past to guide us in ministry to our culture no longer work—and how we can create new maps that will be effective in reaching the people around us. more»

 
 

WOW Jam

WOW Urban Ministry Institute engages emerging leaders from across the country. All ages come together for a week to join with WOW in developing evangelistic tools to reach their inner city by using the insight they receive in 20 workshops and practical ministry training while in WOW Jam in New York or Los Angeles. more»

 
 

Doing What Jesus Did: Ministering in the Power of the Holy Spirit

By John Decker

In Doing What Jesus Did, Christians are encouraged to learn six ministry skills that lead to doing what Jesus did. The result is Christians ministering to others, relying upon the revelation and power of the Holy Spirit, leading people to Christ, and into Holy Spirit baptism, hearing from God, healing the sick by revelation and dealing with demons.
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Lord, Save Us From Your Followers

By Dan Merchant

A Foursquare family member has created a humorous yet thoughtful documentary that asks all the right questions about why Christ-followers act the way they do. more»

 
 

Woman to Woman: Sharing Jesus With a Muslim Friend

By Joy Loewen

Minister and author Joy Loewen, having been born in Yemen to American missionary parents and then living in many countries, such as Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Pakistan, Canada, Tunisia and the U.S., is uniquely qualified to reach out to Muslim women and their families. more»

 
 

Evangelism Today

By Scott Dawson,Scott Lenning

What is the future of evangelism in the United States? And how can we be more effective in reaching a society that is becoming less open to hearing from evangelicals and more hostile to the gospel? more»

 
 

Disciples of All Nations

By John L. Amstutz

The volume details a proven, four-stage developmental process for churches to implement in order to successfully fulfill Christ's command. more»

 
 

Someone’s Missing

By Stan Simmons

Luke 15 tells the story of the lost sheep, the lost coin and the prodigal son. Foursquare pastor Stan Simmons notes that each case had four things in common—and explains how those four things also apply to Jesus' attitude toward the lost. more»

 
 

Becoming a Bridge Builder

By Stan Simmons

Foursquare pastor Stan Simmons describes an interconnected triangle of key relationships, each requiring a bridge between two parties: our relationship with God, our relationship with others and God's relationship with others. more»