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Family Environmentalism

By Chuck Shoemake

Every day, in magazines, in newspapers and on TV, we hear about issues involving our natural environment. But what about the environment in our homes? Chuck Shoemake, director of CARE/Center for Spiritual Renewal East (CSR-E), shares three essential conditions required for raising a healthy family.

 
 

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The Road to Freedom: Dan and Leigh Allen

By Leigh Allen

Dan Allen, a member with his wife, Leigh, of Chapel of Praise in Peru, Ind., was once a functioning alcoholic. The years of heavy drinking took their toll, propelling Dan toward what seemed a certain death in 2011. But God healed him, and now he and Leigh have a powerful message to share with others: God can heal you and set you free.

 
 

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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.

 
 

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Healing at Connection 2012: Kris Sawin

By Kris Sawin

Kris Sawin, a member of Grays Harbor Foursquare Church in Aberdeen, Wash., had been suffering for 18 months with a problematic shoulder that caused pain and limited range of motion. Physical therapy and even surgery had not been entirely effective. But during a time of prayer and worship at Connection 2012 in Phoenix, God touched her—and she was instantly healed.

 
 

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Ministry Burnout (Part 3): An Ounce of Prevention

By Bill Shepson

In Part 3 of a new three-part series exclusive to Foursquare, several leaders discuss how to prevent pastoral burnout from happening. It takes courage, initiative and honesty, but burnout can be successfully avoided. After all, prevention is always better than intervention that may come too late.

 
 

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Ministry Burnout (Part 2): The Signs and the Cure

By Bill Shepson

In Part 2 of a new three-part series exclusive to Foursquare, we examine the signs of pastoral burnout, as well as practical “first steps” one can take to climb out of the quagmire. We also cover how Foursquare’s Center for Spiritual Renewal can help.

 
 

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Ministry Burnout (Part 1): Examining the Threat

By Bill Shepson

In a new three-part series exclusive to Foursquare, we take a close look at the growing problem of pastoral burnout. Dissecting the statistics and exploring the topic with leaders in our denomination, we’ll examine its signs, how to heal from it, and how to prevent it in the first place.

 
 

Devotionals

Take Time to Be Filled

By Tammy Dunahoo

Life has a way of draining us, even of our spiritual vitality. And because ministry leaders give away their lives every day, they are especially vulnerable to having their strength sapped and running on empty. General Supervisor Tammy Dunahoo reminds us of the importance of taking time to be filled with God. She says this filling affects the unity of the body of Christ and the health of the communities in which we live.

 
 

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The Heroes Among Us (Part 4): Hospitals and Lawmakers

By Bill Shepson

In an exclusive four-part feature series, we get a glimpse into the lives and ministries of Foursquare chaplains who serve men and women in the military, the fire department, hospitals and hospices, and even the legislature. In part three, we talk with a chaplain who walks us down the halls of the hospital and the legislature.

 
 

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The Heroes Among Us (Part 3): At Death’s Door

By Bill Shepson

In an exclusive four-part feature series, we get a glimpse into the lives and ministries of Foursquare chaplains who serve men and women in the military, the fire department, hospitals and hospices, and even the legislature. In part three, we talk with a Foursquare chaplain who ministers to people in hospice care and their families.

 
 
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