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Leadership Profiles

Hidden Talent

By Aly Salz

The church often fails to utilize, or appreciate the significance of, some its most valuable resources: businesspeople, women, youth and other talented laypeople. Aly Salz encourages pastors to mentor, and partner with, the gifted people God has placed among us so that we can effectively reach our communities.



Shared Mission: Global Distinctives

By Randy Remington

Randy Remington discusses focusing our collective mission and ministry efforts on multiplying disciples, leaders, churches and movements, in Part 6 of 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.


Foursquare News

Flint Residents Helped by Local Foursquare Churches

By Andy Butcher

When two Foursquare churches not far from Flint, Mich., learned about the devastating water crisis, they immediately stepped in to provide clean water. Partnering with other denominations and service organizations, Foursquare volunteers have helped distribute 60,000 bottles of water so far.



Getting the Gospel Ship Off the Ground

By Dave Veach

Successful church plants don’t “just happen.” A lot of energy and strategy are involved to get a church plant off the ground. Northwest District Supervisor Dave Veach shares three key church-planting principles that are crucial to any pastor and team looking to launch a church.



Grace in the Gateway

By Jonathan Griffiths

Grace Community (Montrose Foursquare Church) in Montrose, Colo., is sharing Jesus with people in their community and beyond, through campus planting and non-traditional platforms. District partnership and the leadership of Pastor Karl Leuthauser have enabled them to turn financial loss into kingdom gain.



Hope for Nicaragua

By Jimmy Stewart

Nicaragua is still trying to recover after the fierce civil war in the 1980s devastated their economy and infrastructure. But evangelical Christianity is growing, and Foursquare churches in the nation are helping to turn things around by focusing on reaching Nicaragua’s youth.



Cultures and Generations Unite in Hawaii

By Ally Siwajian

On this inspiring video, Foursquare pastors in Hawaii share how they collaborate to cultivate cross-cultural communities, develop their congregations and involve the next generation in ministry leadership. Hear stories from Hawaii’s pastors as they actively learn from one another, build healthy foundations and pass the baton well to future leaders.



Finding Drinking Water and the Living Water in Malawi

By Allyson Siwajian

This past summer, a short-term missions team from The Breakwater (Redondo Beach Foursquare Church) in Southern California traveled to Malawi, Africa. There they partnered with local church members to preach the gospel and provide solutions to the endemic water crisis. Pastor Kurt Dahlin shares the mandate to go into all the nations, describes the needs of rural churches, and gives updates on Foursquare-established water wells.



United to Serve: The Global Foursquare Church

By David Wheeler

In July, a short-term missions team from Mexico traveled to the U.S. to help a new church plant minister to its city outside Savannah, Ga. This example, notes FMI GO Teams Coordinator David Wheeler, shows us the impact of serving together across international boundaries to reach the world for Christ.



12 Ways to Get Out of Your Church and Into Your Community

By Jimmy Stewart

Living in a cloistered Christian community will ultimately fail to inspire you to go deeper—spiritually or socially. You can live in the world without being of the world—but you do need to affect the world. If it’s your goal for your church to build relationships with people who don’t look, act, dress or talk like you, these 12 ideas can get you started.

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