Welcome to the SoCal NextGen Resource Hub

If you would like age specific resources please click Kids, Youth or Young Adults.

 

Child and youth Safety and Protection:

Foursquare requires that every church leader be background checked and go through the Child and Youth Safety and Protection Training. This includes a four part video series and safety manual for your ministry needs.


Discipleship Resources:

  1. Discipleship Pathway is an intentional strategy and practical plan to unite kids, youth and young adults ministries. Learn more by watching this interview with Lesli Klingenmerier: https://vimeo.com/343739815

  2. SQUAD is a four part book and free video series that explains what it means to be a part of the Foursquare church.

  3. The Journey is a free downloadable 4 book discipleship series written by Dr. Daniel Brown.


Training Resources:

  1. LAUNCH is NextGen Leader training that offers 3 online classes where you are equipped in discipleship training. LAUNCH has defined discipleship as Identity in Christ, Spiritual Disciplines and Calling and Mission.

  2. LuncHour is our SoCal NextGen Podcast and Vlog that also provides a way for NextGen leaders to connect on a live monthly Zoom call.

  3. SoCal U is our local Bible Training Institute that now offers class online. This is perfect for aspiring pastors or lay leaders that want more Biblical training.


Campus Ministry and Outreach:

  1. Fellowship of Christian Athletes - We have a Foursquare pastor in our district who oversees FCA in LA. His name is Josh Brodt and you can directly email him at JBrodt@fca.org if you want to get connected.

  2. SQUAD is designed for small groups and school outreach. Look at “How to Squad” to plan an outreach.

  3. Dive is a Foursquare created after school program for kids.

  4. One Voice is an organization out of Pasadena that reaches High School students.

  5. Every Campus is focused on reaching every college campus in the US starting with prayer.

  6. Young Life is an organization that reaches students and has many deep roots in LA schools.


LGBTQIA Resources:

The Center for Faith focuses on Faith, Sexuality and Gender. Preston Sprinkle is a trusted voice and has developed many helpful resources in how to best serve the LGBTQIA community.


Mental Health Resources:

  1. Suicidality is a document that helps you serve students who are struggling with self harm or suicide.

  2. Referral is mental health reference sheet we all need as leaders. Know who to call when you don’t know what to do.