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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»

 
 

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»

 
 

Connection 2014 Main Session: Samuel Rodriguez

Samuel Rodriguez challenges Foursquare churches to break through cultural divides in our quest to see God’s kingdom multiply. If we want to keep reaching the world’s many people groups, we need to let go of any fears, racial divides or cultural nearsightedness. Jesus is for everyone, not just the people we feel most comfortable with. more»

 
 

Cross-Cultural Discipleship: Connection 2014 Interview

In this interview, recorded live at Foursquare Connection 2014 in Dallas, Foursquare leaders Jerry Dirmann and Fernando Castillo Sr. talk about partnering together across cultures to spread the gospel and disciple believers, and how breakthrough can come through ministry collaboration. more»

 
 

Leading a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church

By Mark DeYmaz,Harry Li

Pastors who desire to foster ethnic diversity in their congregations will find Mark DeYmaz and Henry Li’s new book, “Leading a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church,” extremely helpful. The authors address seven common challenges to creating a healthy multi-ethnic church environment and offer practical advice that is biblically sound and immediately useful. 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»

 
 

From ‘Wonder Bread’ to ‘Multigrain’ Church

By The Foursquare Church

Randy Remington, senior pastor of Beaverton Foursquare Church in Beaverton, Ore., talks about what it takes for a church to go from cultural sameness to true diversity that reflects the surrounding community, in this QuickTalk recorded live at Connection 2014 in Dallas. Driven by the vision of the church in Rev. 7, Randy and his team have seen major advances in their local congregation. more»

 
 

United

By Trillia J. Newbell

Sharing her past experiences and outlining a clear doctrine on diversity, author Trillia J. Newbell lays out a case for working toward intentional diversity in the church in her new book, “United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity.” She details practical solutions and challenges, specifically for pastors, whom she asserts must set the standard in seeking out diversity in relationships. more»

 
 

The Health of Diversity

By The Foursquare Church

In this Quick Talk recorded live during Foursquare Connection 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Foursquare Pastor Huey Hudson shows us how his congregation effectively reaches worshipers of different cultures and what it will take for the rest of our churches to do the same. 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»

 
 

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»

 
 

Churches, Cultures and Leadership

By Mark Lau Branson,Juan F. Martinez

“Churches, Cultures and Leadership” was generated by courses authors Mark Lau Branson and Juan F. Martinez teach at Fuller Theological Seminary. They take an interdisciplinary approach in this practical theology of churches and ethnicities. Solid in theology and practical for application, this book makes it easy to wrap your heart around the mission of God toward all people in your city. more»

 
 

Multicultural Ministry Handbook

By David A. Anderson,Margarita R. Cabellon

Pastor David A. Anderson and his ministry team have provided an excellent practitioner’s manual for effective multicultural ministry in the “Multicultural Ministry Handbook.” Packed with practical insights and great ideas from a church that does multicultural ministry well, this book is a beneficial resource for any church to consider. more»