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Central Office Updates

Responding to the Events in Charlottesville

By Glenn Burris Jr.

The Foursquare Church unequivocally stands against the evil of racism and will never be silent, says President Glenn Burris Jr., in light of the recent events in Charlottesville, Va. He believes Foursquare is uniquely positioned to be a part of God’s redemptive plan.

 
 

Foursquare News

Syrian Refugees Receive Help From Foursquare

By Andy Butcher

Foursquare Disaster Relief is providing vital ministry and practical aid in the midst of the growing humanitarian crisis resulting from conflict in Syria. With more than 2 million refugees fleeing Syria, government and relief agencies are reaching a breaking point. But Foursquare workers in the region, with donations made from Foursquare members in the U.S., are making a difference.

 
 

Foursquare News

Foursquare Disaster Relief Helps Displaced People Worldwide

By Andy Butcher

As thousands of people worldwide in areas experiencing conflict and crisis flee their homes for safety, Foursquare Disaster Relief is stepping in to provide crucial aid. Whether because of sectarian hatred in the Middle East, internal unrest in Eastern Europe or the threat of a deadly virus in West Africa, untold thousands of men, women and children need immediate help.

 
 

Foursquare News

Foursquare Supports Civilians Caught in Israel-Gaza Conflict

By Andy Butcher

With violent clashes in the Gaza Strip, many Israeli and Palestinian civilians have been affected—losing work opportunities, evacuating from homes and living in perilous turmoil. Now Foursquare Disaster Relief, partnering with local workers, is sending funds for relief efforts—a symbol of kindness from believers abroad.

 
 

Foursquare News

Pray for Unprecedented Opportunities in the Middle East

By Andy Butcher

Ongoing conflict in the Middle East, which has displaced thousands of people, is presenting new opportunities for sharing the gospel in the region. One FMI Area Missionary shares how Foursquare is making a difference in people’s lives in one of the most difficult places on the planet.

 
 

Features

Responding to Worldwide Persecution of Christians

By Shah Afshar

Around the world, Christians endure persecution and imprisonment every day. Are we content to only pray for their release? Shah Afshar challenges The Foursquare Church to consider how God may be prompting each of us to respond to worldwide persecution and better stand beside our brothers and sisters who are suffering for their faith.

 
 

Central Office Updates

Prayer Urgently Needed for Sri Lanka Churches

By Glenn Burris Jr.

Religious tensions have been rising in Sri Lanka, threatening Christian churches. A policy for religious groups to get prior approval for operating is being unfairly enforced, according to reports, resulting in unrest and even the destruction of property. Evangelical leaders have met to discuss how best to respond. Prayer is requested for our Foursquare brothers and sisters in the country.

 
 

Foursquare News

Missionary Recounts Mexico Kidnapping and Rescue

By Andy Butcher and Sarah Wray

Foursquare Missionaries Kyle and Teresa Bauer had been serving in Puerto Vallarta for seven months when Kyle found himself in the middle of a “telephonic kidnapping.” He was held captive for more than 20 hours in March as his captors attempted to extort a ransom from his family. Now back in the U.S., he talks about the ordeal and his miraculous rescue.

 
 

Foursquare News

Foursquare Responds to Unrest in Mali

By Dan L.

When a coup d’état occurred in Mali in March, thousands fled their homes to escape the violence. The Foursquare Church is currently completing the first floor of a 4,000-square-foot health center in Bamako to help those who are starving and in need of medical care—a project unlike anything the citizens in that area have ever seen before.

 
 

Devotionals

Acts 23: Stewarding Healthy Relationships

By Glenn C. Burris Jr.

Family feuds between people like the Hatfields and the McCoys are legendary, and sometimes the warring parties even forget why they were feuding in the first place. Foursquare President Glenn C. Burris Jr. says Acts 23 gives us important insight about how to stop unnecessary feuding and become agents of restoration. His practical suggestions will help mend broken relationships and bring healing.

 
 
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