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Vineyard Distinctives: Equipping the Saints

by Erin Wallace

Today’s distinctive, Equipping the Saints, is an offshoot of another Vineyard Distinctive, Everyone Gets to Play (other distinctives covered in this series have been The Already and the Not Yet, The Main and the Plain, Come, Holy Spirit, A Worshiping Community, Remember the Poor, Naturally Supernatural, and Faith is spelled R-I-S-K). You may have noticed […]

Vineyard Distinctives: Naturally Supernatural

by Erin Wallace

Thus far in this series on Vineyard Distinctives we’ve covered The Already and the Not Yet, Everyone Gets to Play, The Main and the Plain, Come, Holy Spirit, A Worshiping Community, and Remember the Poor. This week’s distinctive is that we are Naturally Supernatural. What follows is an article on this distinctive from Leeds Vineyard’s […]

Vineyard Distinctives: Remember the Poor

by Erin Wallace

Thus far in this series on Vineyard Distinctives we’ve covered The Already and the Not Yet, Everyone Gets to Play, The Main and the Plain, Come, Holy Spirit, and A Worshiping Community. This week’s distinctive is the we are called by God to Remember the Poor. What follows is an article on this distinctive from […]

Vineyard Distinctives: A Worshiping Community

by Erin Wallace

Thus far in this series on Vineyard Distinctives we’ve covered The Already and the Not Yet, Everyone Gets to Play, The Main and the Plain and Come, Holy Spirit. This week’s distinctive is that here in the Vineyard Church we are A Worshiping Community. In the past, a lot of the hymns that were sung […]

Vineyard Distinctives: Come, Holy Spirit

by Erin Wallace

In the past weeks we’ve covered The Already and the Not Yet, Everyone Gets to Play, and The Main and the Plain. This week I’m going to be talking about Come, Holy Spirit, our invitation to the Holy Spirit in all that we do. The following is from Vineyard USA’s website: “In the Vineyard we […]

Vineyard Distinctives: The Main and The Plain

by Erin Wallace

This week’s Vineyard distinctive is one that John Wimber referred to as The Main and the Plain. The main & the plain has a crucial application in “defining” us. If the main & plain means sticking with the main things that are taught in scripture, and the things that are plainly taught in scripture, they […]

Vineyard Distinctives: The Already and the Not Yet

by Erin Wallace

As we continue our series on Vineyard Distinctives, we study the concept of The Already and the Not Yet. The Kingdom Not Yet While the kingdom of God was breaking into the world through Jesus, all human suffering, pain, and difficulty did not disappear. In fact, it still remains with us to this day. For […]

Vineyard Distinctives: Everybody Gets to Play

by Erin Wallace

Have you ever wondered what makes The Vineyard different from other churches? Have you ever been asked, “What do you guys believe,” and beyond talking about Jesus and the bible, not known what to say? I know that feeling. I grew up in the Methodist Church and Nazarene Church (my mom and dad’s churches, respectively) […]

These are the days: Godly Mothering

by Erin Wallace

These are the days! (Ecclesiastes 9:7-12) Mothering is a stressful job. There’s just no way around that. It’s physically demanding, and it takes us on a roller coaster ride of emotions. The kicker is that while we’re doing it we’re expected to carry out an endless number of additional roles: Wife, daughter, friend, church member, […]

He will quiet you with his love

by Erin Wallace

I was reading verses about God’s love on the internet yesterday and I came across this one:   The Lord your God in your midst, The Mighty One, will save; He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing. – Zephaniah 3:17 NKJV   A little background: […]