In the Missions block, our leaders will move forward in their call to be on mission with God and His desire to reach out to all nations. They will learn how to build teams of people to work on the mission field and how to address “the good, the bad, and the ugly.”
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Paul, along with his wife, Carina and two sons have served Jesus all over the world. Paul began serving in youth ministry in Southern California as a youth pastor and a District Youth Coordinator. He moved his family to Papua New Guinea to serve as missionaries for 5 years and now serves as the Assistant Director of Foursquare Missions International. Paul remains involved in global ministry and loves helping people find their destiny in Jesus.
Carina and her husband Paul live in Billings, Montana (serving at Faith Chapel) with their two sons, who they fondly refer to as their “mighty men” Mason (17) and Ezra (14). As a dual citizen, born to Foursquare pastors in Calgary, Alberta, Carina was raised in a church plant that taught her ministry from the ground up. Carina and Paul served as youth pastors in Orange County, CA for 8 years before becoming Foursquare Missionaries to Papua New Guinea (PNG). In the 5 years she has served in PNG she has run children’s nutrition programs and outreaches in settlements, taught at Bible Colleges, discipled worship teams and learned how to lead worship in 2 languages.Carina now serves as the FMI Care Team Lead, overseeing care teams that provide pastoral support to all FMI Workers. In her role she provides emergency relief and pastoral leadership for workers in crisis situations. Navigating cross cultural conflicts, financial emergencies, moral issues, and physical violence, her desire is to love and care for people in their time of need and develop resources to equip FMI workers to thrive on the field.
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Emily Plater currently serves the Foursquare Church as the North America Area Missionary. She has served in a variety of church and mission roles in diverse cultural contexts from Los Angeles, to Cambodia, to Stanwood, Washington. These experiences ignited her passion to encourage and equip churches and Jesus followers to engage in cross-cultural relationships, discipleship and collaboration.
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Chad and his wife have 3 children and live in Tacoma, Washington. Having grown up as a pastors kid, he began working in global missions as a missionary to Armenia and Haiti serving disaster and relief needs. Following this, he began working for Foursquare Disaster Relief and had since served as the Director for Foursquare Disaster Relief for 3 years. Chad also has a Masters in International Humanitarian Affairs from the University of York in England where he learned alongside graduate students working with organizations such as the UN, WHO, ICRC, Red Cross, UNHCR