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Northwest District
Supervisor: Dave Veach

4020 S. 56th St, Suite 200
Tacoma, WA 98409

P: 253.284.1674
F: 253.284.1677

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Building Leaders Who Reach Out: Nate Poetzl

By Rachel Chimits

Similar to hospitals that train medical residents, Nate Poetzl’s church trains ministry residents who will become catalytic leaders who plant churches. The goal of Faith Chapel in Billings, Mont., is to plant 71 churches in neighboring communities.



A Five-Generation Foursquare Heritage

By Robert Rufener Sr.

Ordained Foursquare Minister Robert Rufener Sr. recalls a lifetime of Foursquare service that began when his parents rode a streetcar in Los Angeles to attend services at Angelus Temple and hear Aimee Semple McPherson preach. Five generations of the Rufener family, he says, have served the Lord in Foursquare ministry.



Gone to Be With the Lord Report (July 2016)

By Foursquare

An updated list of Foursquare credentialed ministers who have recently passed away



Foursquare Pastor Says Church Planting Is ‘Crazy Fun’

By Greg Grigsby

What makes someone want to plant a church? Greg Grigsby, senior pastor of Adventure Church (Meridian South Foursquare Church) in Meridian, Idaho, knows from experience the answer to that question. He candidly shares his heart for his city and why he’s so motivated to plant churches.



FMI Announces Leadership Transition

By Andy Butcher

In what President Glenn Burris Jr. calls a “creative and forward-thinking direction,” Ted Vail and Jim Scott will be switching their Foursquare Missions International (FMI) roles in September. Ted will become vice president of global operations for Foursquare U.S. and director of FMI, with Jim taking on the responsibilities of associate director.

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