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Foursquare Chaplains Monthly Prayer Guides 2014

By Foursquare Chaplains

Learn more about where Foursquare chaplains are serving and how to pray for them. The Foursquare Chaplains International Monthly Prayer Guide is perfect for inserting in church bulletins and displaying on information tables. more»

 
 

Foursquare Leader Magazine (2014)

By The Foursquare Church

"Foursquare Leader" magazine is a triannual publication mailed to Foursquare credentialed ministers. Download it today to discover the latest Foursquare news, stories and resources. more»

 
 

Foursquare Connection 2014 Experience Kit

Weren’t able to get to Dallas for Foursquare Connection 2014? Or missed out on an important workshop or favorite speaker while you were there? No worries! With the Foursquare Connection 2014 Experience Kit, you and the leaders in your church won’t miss a thing. This must-have collection is packed with a rich mix of resources that will encourage, enrich and equip. more»

 
 

Leading by Being and Doing

By Sam Rockwell

In his book “Leading by Being and Doing,” Gateway District Supervisor Sam Rockwell helps church leaders reach their full potential by discovering who they are personally and how that intertwines with ministry. Relating his personal experiences in ministry and sharing practical biblical principles, Sam communicates with a clarity and wisdom that are sure to help every pastor. more»

 
 

Crowns Down

By Shawn Michael Shoup

Foursquare’s own Shawn Michael Shoup recently released “Crowns Down,” a 15-track worship project covering some of today’s most popular worship songs and including original songs the artist himself wrote. It’s a powerful offering that could easily become an immediate favorite and “go to” worship album. more»

 
 

Foursquare Missions International 2014 Map

By Foursquare Missions International

Discover where your Foursquare missionaries are serving around the world, see their photos, follow their blogs or find them on Facebook and Twitter. Read their courageous stories online to see how the Global Mission Fund is equipping missionaries to reach unreached people groups with the love of Jesus Christ. more»

 
 

Living the Spirit-Formed Life

By Jack Hayford

In an age when following Jesus has been reduced by so many to having an experience on Sunday morning or checking a box on a poll, Pastor Jack Hayford calls us back to the formative practices of a disciple in “Living the Spirit-Formed Life.” This practical and inspirational guide isn’t just about doctrinal information. The goal is transformation to the likeness of Christ. more»

 
 

Revival at the Ends of the Earth

Foursquare South Pacific Area Missionary Jerry Stott says that when Jesus told us in Acts 1:8 to evangelize “the ends of the earth,” He must have been referring to the South Pacific. In this QuickTalk recorded during Foursquare Connection 2013, Jerry relates in rapid-fire testimony just how the Holy Spirit is bringing revival to the South Pacific. more»

 
 

The Young: For Kids By Kids

By Marc Wymore

Marc Wymore, who will be leading worship at Foursquare Connection 2014, has just released “The Young,” a collection of worship songs recorded for youth, by youth. From original numbers to well-known favorites to clever mashups intended to reach unchurched young people, this is a strong offering that will be appreciated not only by the younger generation, but also by youth workers and parents. more»

 
 

Leadership Health for a Lifetime

By Ricky Temple

Foursquare Pastor Ricky Temple says that every now and then, leaders need to take a step back from their role and ask about their own health, on every level. “How do I respond to difficult situations?” he asks. “Can God put me through challenging circumstances without me complaining or compromising?” more»

 
 

Foursquare Missions International Quarterly Supplement: Spring 2014

By The Foursquare Church

Download the Spring 2014 Foursquare Missions International Supplement to use in your church bulletin or at your church information table. Discover how Foursquare Missions International is making an impact around the world. more»

 
 

Second Annual Foursquare Messianic Passover Seder

Sponsored by the Foursquare Rabbis Caucus, the Second Annual Foursquare Messianic Passover Seder is being held on Friday, March 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Angelus Temple Hispanic Foursquare Church in Los Angeles. Longtime Foursquare pastors and Messianic leaders will be leading the evening of blessing, unity and fellowship. more»

 
 

Experiencing Honor’s Reward

By John Bevere

“If we understand what restrains Jesus, we understand what restrains us,” explains author and speaker John Bevere on this video recorded at Foursquare Connection 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. People who understand the biblical meaning of honor and those who truly honor Jesus are able to experience what John calls “honor’s reward.” more»

 
 

Doing Singleness Well

By Tammy Sevcov

Nearly half of all Americans are single, Ordained Foursquare Minister Tammy Sevcov notes, and she says they need to know that God has a plan for their lives as single people. In this bold, brief and power-packed session from Connection 2013, she encourages both single and married leaders to embrace a life totally surrendered to Christ. more»

 
 

J12 Pre-Teen Curriculum

Our kids are bombarded with sounds, images, values and activities that vie for their attention. Many of these influences can lead them astray. But with the J12 Pre-Teen Curriculum and corresponding resources, parents, youth workers and pastors will have exactly what they need to “reach a generation before they need to be rescued." more»

 
 

The Problem With the Problem With Women in Ministry Leadership

By Daniel A. Brown, Ph.D.,Jennifer A. Manginelli,Kelly C. Tshibaka

In this excellent work, Daniel A. Brown, Ph.D., tackles the difficult biblical passages regarding women in ministry leadership. Along with contributors Jennifer A. Manginelli and Kelly C. Tshibaka, the renowned Foursquare leader delivers a cohesive and powerful exegetical overview of the most challenged texts when considering an egalitarian position. The book is scholarly yet readable, and an important resource for church leaders. more»

 
 

The Health of Diversity

By The Foursquare Church

In this Quick Talk recorded live during Foursquare Connection 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Foursquare Pastor Huey Hudson shows us how his congregation effectively reaches worshipers of different cultures and what it will take for the rest of our churches to do the same. more»

 
 

Priorities of a Leader’s Heart

By The Foursquare Church

“Ministry is not about bringing validity to our lives as leaders,” says Southwest District Supervisor Kimberly Dirmann. “Ministry should be an outflow of a vital and personal relationship with God.” In this video from Connection 2013, Kimberly explains how she found the meaning in this principle and how, in the process, she experienced God’s transformation of her as a leader. more»

 
 

Boundaries for Healthy Leadership

By The Foursquare Church

“Leaders do not always make the connection between our personal lives and our leadership,” says clinical psychologist and popular author and speaker Henry Cloud, Ph.D., in this special video presentation. God is crafting us to do His work, and our level of personal growth will determine to what extent we will be fruitful in that calling, he emphasizes. more»

 
 

God Is Wherever You Are

By The Foursquare Church

“You are the healing presence of Jesus,” Jerry Cook says. “Where you are, people are healthier just because you are there.” In this video recorded at Foursquare Connection 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Jerry tells those gathered that because of the presence of Christ in their lives, the people they meet may not know why, but they will know their lives are suddenly different. more»

 
 

The Holy Spirit: So, What’s the Big Deal?

By Jerry Cook

Jerry Cook’s book “The Holy Spirit: So, What’s the Big Deal?” is a clear and compelling call to be open to the possibilities of bringing the presence and power of Jesus into every encounter through the enabling work of the Holy Spirit. The ordained foursquare minister provides balanced and thoughtful insight to walking in the fullness of the Spirit. more»

 
 

Finishing Well, Healthy and Whole

By The Foursquare Church

Are you overworked and stressed out? Do you lack energy and the physical ability to do your job? De Rockwell, care and family health facilitator for the Gateway District, says you are not alone, even among Foursquare ministers. In this Quick Talk recorded at Connection 2013, she shares what they have done in the Gateway District to help leaders live healthier, happier lives. more»

 
 

The Songs of Aimee Semple McPherson

By Aimee Semple McPherson

In her lifetime, Foursquare Founder Aimee Semple McPherson wrote over 200 songs and hymns. Download 22 of these original songs free and experience for a moment what it might have been like to hear them in person during a service at Angelus Temple in Los Angeles. more»

 
 

Videos From Connection 2013

By The Foursquare Church

Those who attended Foursquare Connection 2013 got to hear many inspiring messages and take part of some important discussions affecting the future of The Foursquare Church. But if you weren’t able to go, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Whether you missed them at the time or would like a refresher, here are five key messages from Connection 2013. more»

 
 

Imagine: Prayer and the Presence of God

By Eduardo Bogea

Recorded during Foursquare Connection 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Eduardo Bogea delivers a heartfelt and compelling exhortation to our Foursquare family for all generations to passionately contend for the presence of God. more»

 
 

Single—for Now

By Tammy Sevcov

In her first book, “Single—for Now,” Tammy Sevcov, an ordained Foursquare minister, challenges singles to pursue and enjoy God’s calling on their lives regardless of marital status. Drawing on the Scripture as well as real-life experiences, the author presents a thoughtful look at what God has to say about singleness, marriage and our identity in Christ. more»

 
 

The NINES Conference 2013

Pastors and church leaders often find themselves evaluating what is working, and what isn’t, in their churches. This year’s NINES conference will elevate the conversation to a new level. Don’t blink, because you won’t want to miss a thing as 100 speakers—sharing five minutes each—power through some highly engaging content. more»

 
 

Hope Is Alive

By New Hope Oahu

The worship team of New Hope Oahu brings the sound of the Hawaiian Islands, as well as rock and gospel elements, with their new album, “Hope Is Alive.” Focusing on where true hope comes from—Jesus Christ—this powerful worship compilation encourages believers to keep their eyes on Jesus and as the solid rock of our faith. more»

 
 

Taking Time for a Leadership Checkup

By The Foursquare Church

Ministry leaders often get so busy that they forget to take care of themselves, which can lead to personal disaster, say Robby Booth and Chuck Shoemake, directors of Foursquare’s Centers for Spiritual Renewal. General Supervisor Tammy Dunahoo notes that it is a priority of The Foursquare Church to care for our pastors so that this does not happen. more»

 
 

Embracing Grace

By Daniel A. Brown, Ph.D.

In his new book, “Embracing Grace,” Foursquare leader Daniel A. Brown, Ph.D., offers sage advice and sound biblical teaching to help believers who have become sidelined by destructive guilty feelings find freedom to live in God’s great grace. Insightful and written in an accessible style, this book will prove beneficial to any believer struggling with feelings of failure, and would also be excellent for small-group study and discussion. more»

 
 

Videos From Foursquare Missions International

By Foursquare Missions International

Hear from Foursquare leaders around the world in these inspiring videos from Foursquare Missions International. Meet a couple moving to Russia as missionaries; learn more about he Holy Spirit; find out what youth in Mexico are doing; discover miracles happening around the world; and even view a video Christmas card. Show these videos at church, or link to them on your church’s website. more»

 
 

Margaret Feinberg Shares How She Started ‘Scouting the Divine’

By The Foursquare Church

Bestselling author Margaret Feinberg explores analogies found throughout the Bible, such as being Jesus’ sheep or living in a land flowing with milk and honey, to find real-world applications that reveal God’s heart for each of us. Recorded live at Connection 2012 in Phoenix. more»

 
 

Cambodia Missionary Ted Olbrich Invites the Holy Spirit

By The Foursquare Church

With stories of physical healings, casting out of demons and walking in the power of the Holy Spirit, Pastor Ted Olbrich shares how the next generation is bringing heaven to Earth in Cambodia—and he challenges Foursquare leaders in the United States to do the same. Recorded live at Connection 2012 in Phoenix. more»

 
 

Ed Stetzer and Keith Jenkins Share How We Will Reclaim Our Voice

By The Foursquare Church

How can The Foursquare Church reclaim its voice and impact the world for Christ? Foursquare Pastor Keith Jenkins and LifeWay Research President Ed Stetzer encourage Foursquare leaders to regain their voices, speak to their communities and show God’s love in real, relatable ways. Recorded live at Connection 2012 in Phoenix. more»

 
 

Chris Hodges Calls Leaders To Reclaim The Reason For Pentecost

By The Foursquare Church

To reach the lost, we first have to see them. Chris Hodges, senior pastor of Church of the Highlands in Birmingham, Ala., and co-founder of the Association of Related Churches, shares humorous personal stories, an inspiring call to action, and reminds us of the real reason for Pentecost. Recorded live at Connection 2012 in Phoenix. more»

 
 

Obed Orozco-Bonilla Shows How Foursquare Is One Voice With Many Languages

By The Foursquare Church

Foursquare Pastor Obed Orozco-Bonilla, Foursquare President Glenn Burris Jr. and other Foursquare leaders discuss the future of The Foursquare Church as it seeks reconciliation and cooperation among the world’s varied people groups, with the goal of reaching all ethnicities, nationalities, generations and genders with the gospel. Recorded live at Connection 2012 in Phoenix. more»

 
 

Wayne Cordeiro Urges Leaders to Rediscover Foursquare’s Identity

By The Foursquare Church

Renowned author, speaker and church planter Wayne Cordeiro, senior pastor of New Hope (Oahu South Foursquare Church) in Honolulu, challenges Foursquare leaders to rediscover who we are. To do this, we must experience renewal, think like a movement, and never forget our core assignment from Christ. Recorded live at Connection 2012 in Phoenix. more»

 
 

Foursquare Connection 2013 Experience Kit

By The Foursquare Church

Bring home the Foursquare Connection 2013 Experience Kit for only $149. The kit includes story-focused video updates from around the world, recommended books, favorite messages from past Connection speakers, and recordings of all the 2013 main sessions in audio format and on DVD. more»

 
 

Connection 2012: Learning Tracks for Senior Pastors

By The Foursquare Church

Recorded live at Foursquare Connection 2012 in Phoenix, the Learning Tracks for senior pastors feature Foursquare pastors and leaders discussing how senior pastors can better disciple their congregations and engage their communities. They reflect on ways to connect with the next generation, and share ideas to create a culture of discipleship and community engagement. more»

 
 

Connection 2012 Learning Track: Administrators and Executive Pastors

By The Foursquare Church

Recorded live at Foursquare Connection 2012 in Phoenix, the Administrators and Executive Pastors Learning Track features a panel of expert guests who address specific strategies and practical advice for leaders serving in these unique roles. Topics addressed include student ministry, finances, mission statements, conflict management, human resources, legal issues, social media, communications and facilities management. more»

 
 

Willing to Walk on Water

By Caroline Barnett

In a world that is filled with need at every turnaround, Foursquare Pastor Caroline Barnett gives a refreshing look at what a life completely devoted to God can look like in her new book, “Willing to Walk on Water.” Sharing candidly from her own life, she shows how God can use our willingness and commitment to change our communities. more»

 
 

Journey Through the Gospels

By The Foursquare Church

Bring home Foursquare’s new devotional book, “Journey Through the Gospels,” and rediscover Matthew, Mark, Luke and John through the lens of Foursquare’s fourfold focus: Jesus the Savior, Baptizer With the Holy Spirit, Healer and Soon-Coming King. This inspiring guide is ideal for personal as well as small-group study. more»

 
 

Generation Hymns Live

By Tommy Walker

In his latest release, “Generation Hymns Live,” Tommy Walker weaves together 12 hymns, two choirs and all generations, showing that these classic songs of faith are relevant to every believer, regardless of age. Recorded live, the album is a great resource for worship leaders wanting to introduce to their churches historical Christian songs in a style that is fresh and vibrant. more»

 
 

Connection 2012 Learning Track: Worship Leaders

Recorded live during Foursquare Connection 2012 in Phoenix, this three-part Learning Track features a songwriters session with renowned worship leader Matt Redman, presentations that strengthen the skill level of worship leaders for the local church, and performances of original worship music by Foursquare songwriters. more»

 
 

Connection 2012 Learning Track: Scholarship With Mission

Recorded live during Foursquare Connection 2012 in Phoenix, this extensive audio Learning Track by the Foursquare Scholars Fellowship features Foursquare pastors and educators tackling theological and practical issues under the theme of reclaiming our voice as a movement while preserving our uniqueness and individual identities. more»

 
 

NextGen Connection 2012 Learning Track With David Kinnaman

By David Kinnaman

Barna Group President David Kinnaman joins Foursquare NextGen leaders and senior pastors to explore ways to reach the next generation for Christ. It can be a tricky proposition, and Kinnaman says we need to answer some important questions, such as, “How can we disciple a generation where Jesus is a Facebook friend to many and not necessarily a Savior?” more»

 
 

Unlocking the Gifts in You

By various artists

Just released, “Unlocking the Gifts in You” is a multi-part video teaching series that will help individuals and congregations begin to understand their God-given gifts so that they can be mobilized to more effectively connect people to Jesus Christ. more»

 
 

Holy Spirit Discovery for Kids

By The Foursquare Church

Holy Spirit Discovery for Kids is an eight-lesson resource for teaching key concepts about the person and work of the Holy Spirit. Several creative teaching methods are included with each lesson to help you plan a teaching session that connects kids with the truth from the Bible. more»