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Leadership Profiles

Foursquare Leaders Bring Education Internationally

By Andy Butcher

With a desire to train people for ministry in today’s world, two Foursquare pastors—Pablo Peña and Enrique Zone—are serving the Lord and building His kingdom by working in different educational fields.


We Are Foursquare

Helping College Students Find Christ: Larry DeWerd

By Larry DeWerd

Larry DeWerd is a Foursquare credentialed minister who has been highly honored in the field of medical physics. As a professor, he has mentored countless students and helped them find Jesus Christ. He shares insight on how to reach people outside church walls who are searching for truth.



Spirit Empowerment: Global Distinctives

By Daniel A. Brown, Ph.D.

Daniel A. Brown, Ph.D., takes the mystery out of what it means to be empowered by the Holy Spirit in our Global Distinctives feature series. The Global Distinctives, agreed on by nearly 240 leaders at the 2012 Global Summit, are six unifying principles that bind our whole Foursquare family in doctrine and culture.



Breakthrough Learning

By Sam Rockwell, Ph.D.

As a teacher, Jesus created incredibly effective learning experiences. In light of Foursquare’s missional objective of leadership development, Gateway District Supervisor Sam Rockwell, Ph.D., discusses three teaching principles Jesus implemented that can help us as we teach others and develop leaders.


We Are Foursquare

Sent to Public Education: Windy Veach

By Rachel Chimits

With a lifelong passion to teach children and work within the public education system, Windy Veach knows that God has placed her right where He needs her the most. As a second grade teacher for a low-income public school, she finds ways to minister to others in a similar teaching role.


Foursquare News

Sermons of Sister McPherson Release for Her Birthday

By Foursquare

In celebration of Aimee Semple McPherson’s 125th birthday on Oct. 9, the Echo Park Evangelistic Association has published three volumes of her legendary sermons. “The Collected Sermons and Writings of Aimee Semple McPherson,” covering messages from 1906-1923, are available for purchase in softcover and Kindle formats, on Amazon. Further volumes are also being planned.



Leah Payne: Sent to Higher Education

By Andy Butcher

Foursquare pastor’s wife Leah Payne brings the worlds of faith and academia together as serves her church and teaches theology at George Fox Evangelical Seminary. She views her teaching and research as a ministry calling, preparing the next generation of leaders with a balance of the Word and the Spirit.


Foursquare News

Life Pacific College Offers New Degree Concentrations

By Rod Light

Life Pacific College is offering five new degree concentrations from which students may choose as they complete their Bachelor of Arts degrees in Biblical Studies or Transformational Ministry. Academic Dean Michael Salmeier, Ph.D., says these concentrations will help students focus their academic attention on developing knowledge and skills in particular areas of ministry service.


Foursquare News

Foursquare Initiative to Provide Resources for Global Leaders

By Andy Butcher

Many pastors in countries throughout the world can’t afford to buy foundational training materials from which to learn and teach core Foursquare doctrine, leaving them in a vacuum of basic biblical knowledge. But a new initiative—Foursquare Resources for Global Leaders—is striving to change that by providing easily accessible and affordable materials to leaders who need them.



Higher Learning (Part 2): Learning That Impacts Lives

By Andy Butcher

Education is a primary component to leadership development and an integral element of the first of Foursquare’s Five Targets. In Part 2 of an exclusive two-part series, we meet Foursquare leaders who see education as an effective component to reaching their surrounding communities.

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