Four-Stage Model

The Four-Stage Model. Explore | Implement | Benefit

Stage 3: Expanding Churches

Healthy leaders and disciples produce culturally appropriate churches. These churches then multiply by planting more healthy churches, as well as investing in those churches.

Read stories about churches that are expanding, and find resources on how churches can expand in a healthy way.


Stories About Churches:

Multiplying Churches and Leaders in the Great Plains

Crops aren’t all that’s growing in the Cornhusker State. The Rock, pastored by Tyson Lambertson in Scottsbluff, Neb., has gone from one to three campuses that touch hundreds of people in their rural communities. The pastor shares the principles that helped his church transform and grow.


How Can I Engage the Global Mission Field?

Studies indicate that by the end of this century at least three quarters of the world’s population will be living in cities. But is the church ready to reach them? Here are some practical tips to help you develop a plan to reach cities around the globe.


Foursquare Global Cities Strategy (Part 5): Chicago

Reconciliation is key in America’s bruised heartland, especially in cities such as Chicago, where Foursquare leaders are serving as urban missionaries to reach the lost in this highly segregated city. Widely known for its gang violence and racial tensions, the Second City is awaiting a renewal that only the Holy Spirit can bring. Part 5 in a five-part series


Resources for Churches That Multiply:

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.

Multiply Locations: Connection 2014 Multiply Track

Is multi-site ministry the right model for your church? Learn the ins and outs in this Multiply Track from Foursquare Connection 2014. Foursquare leaders Marion Ingegneri, Jerry Dirmann and Peter Bonanno cover strategic and practical areas of multi-site implementation, including discipleship programs, reporting, finances and much more.

Online Administrative Toolkit

Find a handy collection of current forms, tools and templates for local Foursquare churches.