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Read stories about Foursquare leaders and the people they serve as well as historical Foursquare moments and real-life topics.

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Rolf K. McPherson’s reflections on miracles and healing

By Rolf K. McPherson

Seeing miracles was a normal part of his everyday life growing up, recalls Rolf K. McPherson, son of Foursquare’s founder, Aimee Semple McPherson, who was renowned for her healing ministry. Rolf shares about the miracles he witnessed, and how even he himself was healed when his mother prayed for him.


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Recalling the faith that built Angelus Temple

By Roberta Semple Salter

Roberta Semple Salter, the daughter of Aimee Semple McPherson, remembers her mother’s faith in God to see Angelus Temple built. Naysayers doubted such a feat could be accomplished, especially by a woman. But God had the last word, and the building was dedicated on Jan. 1, 1923.


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Growing up Aimee Semple McPherson’s daughter

By Roberta Semple Salter

Roberta Semple Salter shares memories of her childhood as the daughter of one of the world’s most famous evangelists, Aimee Semple McPherson. From life in Los Angeles to traveling overseas with her mother as she held evangelistic meetings, Roberta recalls the blessings of her upbringing.


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Dick Mills shares how Foursquare’s founder impacted his life

By Dick Mills

Renowned Evangelist Dick Mills reveals how the ministry of Aimee Semple McPherson influenced his life and ministry calling, in this article adapted from a video interview before his passing in 2012.


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My family’s five-generation service with Foursquare

By Marvel Coffman

Marvel “Sunny” Coffman, a retired Foursquare minister at age 93, recalls her rich heritage in The Foursquare Church, including a grandfather who served on Aimee Semple McPherson’s first advisory board, and a grandmother who was healed at Angelus Temple.

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