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Disaster Relief

Expectant Refugee Mothers Get Help From Foursquare Missionaries

By Andy Butcher

As a part of Foursquare Disaster Relief’s Project Sanctuary, which helps refugees fleeing violence in the Middle East, Foursquare Missions International Missionaries Chris and Laura Dakas are caring for expectant refugee mothers in refugee camps in Greece.


Central Office Updates

Project Sanctuary Will Help Middle East Refugees

By Glenn Burris Jr.

As the refugee crisis in the Middle East worsens, The Foursquare Church has an unprecedented opportunity to support our brothers and sisters as they care firsthand for those who are fleeing the conflict. Through Project Sanctuary, Foursquare churches will take action as a force for hope for Middle East refugees.


Foursquare News

Foursquare Responds to Syrian Refugee Crisis

By Mike Mercer

Foursquare Disaster Relief (FDR) is providing desperately needed assistance to both Iraqi and Syrian refugees caught in the fray of the ongoing conflict in the Middle East. The largest refugee crisis in generations requires immediate help as well as long-term intervention.


Foursquare News

Foursquare Cares for Refugees Fleeing ISIS Attacks

By Ally Siwajian

Thousands of refugees from Syria and Northern Iraq are fleeing ISIS violence and civil war in their homelands, and taking refuge in neighboring Turkey, where The Foursquare Church is providing food, shelter and hope amid pain. Chad Isenhart, international operations chief of Foursquare Disaster Relief, says that the help of the U.S. church is especially crucial at this time.


We Are Foursquare

Called Out of Egypt: Ekram Dawod

By Ekram Dawod

Ekram Dawod grew up in Egypt as a nominal member of the Coptic Orthodox Church. But a vision from God changed the course of his life and eventually brought him into Foursquare ministry. He now serves as an assistant pastor at an Arabic Foursquare church in the Los Angeles area, and shares the gospel on an Arabic TV show.


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

FMI Sees Gospel Spreading in World’s ‘Hidden Places’

By Andy Butcher

In the MENACA region (Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia), less than 0.001 percent of the population is Christian. But despite challenges and dangers faced by believers in this region, Foursquare workers in the world’s “hidden places” are seeing people come to Christ with help from Foursquare Missions International’s Global Mission Fund.


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.

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