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Foursquare Pastor Named Chief of Chaplain Corps for Civil Air Patrol

By Ken Walker

Charlie Sattgast, a longtime Foursquare pastor, is the first Foursquare-endorsed chaplain to be chosen to serve as chief of the chaplain corps for the Civil Air Patrol. He is excited about the opportunity to direct the spiritual lives of the 24,000 cadets who are part of the CAP program.



Bi-Vocational Ministry As a Strategy

By Jonathan Griffiths

Alpha Hayward thought his path was in full-time vocational ministry, but the Holy Spirit had other plans. As a bi-vocational pastor, Alpha runs an auto detailing business that provides money as well as flexibility to serve his Portland, Ore., community.


Leadership Profiles

Raising Up Leaders: Justice Coleman

By Ken Walker

Justice Coleman and his wife, Maria, started a Bible study for non-Christians that soon grew into a congregation that first met in an Irish pub and now gathers in two locations. At Freedom Church, it’s all about discipleship, service to others and having a heart for those who don’t yet know Christ.



Central Office Staff You Should Know

By Ken Walker

In this installment of our “People You Should Know” series, we meet eight members of the Foursquare family who faithfully serve pastors and churches across the nation, and even around the world, from their desks in our central office in Los Angeles. Whether it’s helping churches with legal issues, property transactions or even historical research, they enjoy providing crucial support to leaders on the field.


Foursquare News

Foursquare Churches Reach Many During Christmas 2013

By Wanda Brackett

Foursquare churches across the U.S. enjoyed commemorating the holidays with musical performances, pageants and live nativity scenes, but they didn’t stop there—they reached out to their communities in creative ways, helping those in need and sharing the gospel. A special report from our exclusive post-holiday survey


We Are Foursquare

Serving God With Purpose: Marcus McCloud

By Marcus McCloud

In 2008, Marcus McCloud was facing homelessness and had no idea what he was going to do. When his sister took him in and invited him to her Foursquare church, a new journey began for Marcus. He found joy in his relationship with Christ, met the woman who would become his wife, and discovered purpose in serving others.


Foursquare News

Longtime Dream of Bible Translation Nears Completion

By Andy Butcher

Dick Scott has dedicated much of his life to painstakingly translating the Bible into the Emberá language of the Choco Indians in Panama, after having first learned the language and creating an alphabet for it. Now, after decades, the project is nearing publication and will be celebrated when Dick returns to the country later this year.


Foursquare News

Foursquare Churches Serve Communities This Easter

By Allyson Siwajian

Scores of people made first-time decisions for Christ this Easter as Foursquare churches nationwide shared the gospel and engaged their local communities with compassionate care. The 80 church leaders who took part in our exclusive post-holiday survey shared stories of their Easter outreaches and reported a total of 2,453 decisions to receive Jesus Christ.



Bernie Federmann Loves Lompoc, Calif.

By Marcia Graham

With 25 years of service to his congregation and city, Senior Pastor Bernie Federmann shares how he continues to love his city on this inspiring video interview recorded at Connection 2012 in Phoenix. Lompoc Foursquare Church has successful partnerships with the local police department, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and other local agencies.


Foursquare Heads Back to School

By Amy Swanson

Time for pencils, time for books, time for … a look at Foursquare churches across the U.S. who are reaching out to students in creative and practical ways as the new school year begins. Whether through Christian schools or innovative outreaches, these congregations are providing for students’ needs, and sharing Christ’s love and message of saving grace.

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