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Eric and Jodi Van Rhee Love Mormons

By Marcia Graham

After moving to Draper, Utah, in 1999 as “domestic missionaries,” Eric and Jodi Van Rhee realized you don’t have to embrace Mormonism to love Mormons. Their congregation, The Adventure (Draper Foursquare Church), has since launched six church plants. Learn more about how they reach Mormons on this inspiring video interview recorded at Connection 2012 in Phoenix.

 
 

Reaching Mormons (Part 2): Building Bridges

By Bill Shepson

As Foursquare pastors serving in cities with high Mormon populations point out, sharing the gospel with Mormons starts with the willingness to build a bridge of friendship despite doctrinal differences. In part two of our series, we look at how Foursquare churches are reaching Mormons and what you can do to minister to Mormon friends, neighbors and co-workers.

 
 

Reaching Mormons (Part 1): Understanding the Sensitivities

By Bill Shepson

Sharing the gospel with a Mormon friend poses unique challenges, partly because Mormons view themselves as Christians. In this two-part article series, we’ll meet several Foursquare pastors who serve in cities with a high Mormon population. We’ll examine the sensitivities involved and how best to minister to these people Jesus loves.

 
 

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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.

 
 

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The Missional Church: Do Something (Part 3)

By Bill Shepson

“To be missional means to do something, to do the work of the ministry,” says Pete Akins, pastor of True Life Center in Cedar City, Utah. In a four-part series, we take a close look at what being missional means for The Foursquare Church and how various congregations are impacting the world around them.