Loving God, Loving People in Southeast Fresno

Foursquare Relief Efforts Making Big Impact After Season’s Storms

Foursquare Relief Efforts Making Big Impact After Season’s Storms

Nov 17, 2017

This year’s hurricane season is officially over at the end of the month, but Foursquare ministry efforts in the wake of an unprecedented string of storms will continue long after such tempests...

Foursquare Churches in Puerto Rico Need Prayer and Support

Foursquare Churches in Puerto Rico Need Prayer and Support

Oct 27, 2017

A month after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, normal life is still slow in returning to Puerto Rico—but something good is coming, according to one Foursquare leader.“I believe Puerto...

A JOYful Life: Jesus, Others and You

A JOYful Life: Jesus, Others and You

Oct 7, 2017

Each morning I write the word “JOY” in all caps across the top of my daily planner. It’s not a reminder to be happy—I’m already a very happy person. It’s a reminder not to be selfish.You’d think after more than...

Healing From Porn Addiction

Healing From Porn Addiction

Sep 29, 2017

While soul care is about truly caring for yourself, it’s not an entirely solo pursuit. “We get wounded in community, and we get healed in community,” says Teri Craft, who with husband James shares their story of brokenness and restora...

Foursquare Stands With Families, DREAMers

Foursquare Stands With Families, DREAMers

Sep 25, 2017

We live in a nation divided over many subjects. We see the fabric of our “United” States being stretched and in danger of being irreparably torn. We need divine guidance, compassionate...

Foursquare Disaster Relief Extends Aid in Wake of Hurricane Harvey

Foursquare Disaster Relief Extends Aid in Wake of Hurricane Harvey

Aug 30, 2017

Foursquare churches and members in Texas among those hit by one of the worst storms in American history are planning for, and playing an active role in, relief and recovery efforts.Thousands...

Victory and Restoration

Victory and Restoration

Aug 18, 2017

Restoration brings healing and freedom. Before I can ever pray for restoration over my community and city, I must experience victory in the restoration happening in my heart and in my life. Great...

Being Willing to Do Anything to Reach People for Christ

Being Willing to Do Anything to Reach People for Christ

Aug 2, 2017

When I was 2, in 1919, Aimee Semple McPherson sent my family to Bolivia. My parents had already been successful missionaries in Hawaii and China for a decade, so they knew something about the mission field.Then, in 1929, when I was 12, our family moved to Trinidad, the capital of Bolivia, and we set up a mission station to reach the people in the city. These...

How One Local Church Is Saving Lives in Africa

How One Local Church Is Saving Lives in Africa

Jul 19, 2017

The East Africa starvation crisis may have gone largely unmentioned in the news, but it has spurred a tremendous outpouring of concern, love and support from Foursquare churches around the ...

Pray for the Sick

Pray for the Sick

Jun 30, 2017

Matthew 10:8: “Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.” It was as if I had received a new commission to pray for the sick

Hearing and Obeying

Hearing and Obeying

Jun 23, 2017

The old adage “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” seems to be given credence in the events of Matthew 22:15-30.Though there was hostility between the Pharisees and Sadducees, they set aside their differences and joined forces in an effort to have Jesus executed. Rather than accepting Him as the ultimate expression of God's love, they...

Stuck in the Gourd

Stuck in the Gourd

Jun 17, 2017

Do you want to know how to catch a monkey? No? Well, I'm gonna tell you how anyway.In order to catch a monkey, a hunter will take a gourd and cut a small hole in it that is just big enough for the monkey to fit its hand through. Inside the gourd is placed something that the monkey craves, such as nuts, sweets or fruit. Then, the hunter waits. Sooner or later,...