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Prophetic Prayer for Connection 2016: Sam Kapu

By Sam Kapu

As the Foursquare family prepares for Connection 2016, leaders in Hawaii are praying both for the gathering and for convention attendees. Foursquare Pastor Sam Kapu shares a prophetic prayer as he encourages unity between native leaders like himself and other pastors around the world.

 
 

Central Office Updates

Recent Realignments

By Tammy Dunahoo

General Supervisor Tammy Dunahoo talks about the thoughtful process of realignment that the National Church Office has worked through during the past two years, and outlines several key changes that have been made in Foursquare’s NextGen, ForeRunners and Hispanic ministries.

 
 

The Power of One Harvest: Ken Pretty-On-Top

By The Foursquare Church

Pastor Ken Pretty-On-Top of Spirit of Life Light House for Nations, a Foursquare church in Montana, is grateful for the Christians who planted seeds generations ago that have resulted in the harvest his church enjoys today. Believing God has promised greater things to come, he and his church continue to plant spiritual seeds so that others will find Christ, too.

 
 

Devotionals

God’s Power in the Powwow

By Bill Gowey

Bill Gowey, a Foursquare credentialed minister and missionary based in Flagstaff, Ariz., is seeing a powerful move of the Holy Spirit among Native people groups in the U.S. and Mexico. His ministry, Reztoration, works to bring Native peoples to Christ, as well as reconciliation between America’s indigenous people and the church.

 
 

Leadership Profiles

The Grand Entry: Jeff Yellow Owl

By Amy Swanson

In American Indian cultures, the “grand entry” is a celebratory pageant that begins a powwow. And as Foursquare's Jeff Yellow Owl has discovered, the Holy Spirit is making a grand entry into the people's lives who are close to his heart.

 
 

Features

Whatever It Takes: Caring for Native Americans and Mormons (Part 3)

By Bill Shepson

In this four-part series, we take a close look at some unique Foursquare ministries across the country. Here in Part 3, we read about Foursquare pastors showing love and compassion to Native Americans in California, and to Mormons in Utah.

 
 

We Are Foursquare

Answering God’s Call: Luana Lumley

By Marcia Graham

Raised on the Yakama Indian Reservation and blessed with the gift of music, Luana Lumley found her calling in ministry among Native Americans.

 
 

Leadership Profiles

Serving the First Nations: Cheryl Bear

By The Foursquare Church

Four years ago, Randy and Cheryl planted a First Nations church in Santa Fe Springs, Calif. Last summer, they “pulled up stakes,” consolidated their belongings into the camper and hit the road.

 
 

Leadership Profiles

Finding God’s Grace: Martha and Joseph Manzo

By Martha Manzo

Martha Manzo tells the story of how the Lord brought her from Alaska to a Foursquare church in Santa Fe Springs, Calif.