Tidings of Great Joy

It is my humble opinion that, when it comes to sharing your faith, some lucky people are naturally gifted and some of us… not so much. This has always been a struggle for me, especially […]

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To Do!

My command is this: love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. –John 15:12-13 I like to make “to-do […]

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In the Name of Jesus…

Do it in the Name of Jesus. Whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. –Colossians 3:17 […]

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Because of a Simple Invitation

Ecclesiastes 11:1 says: “Cast your bread upon the waters, for you will find it after many days.” I don’t know about you, but I’m not the kind of person who is really good at inviting […]

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Dream On!

1 Corinthians 12:27 Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it. When we planted Vineyard North Phoenix with 12 people in 1985, it was beyond my […]

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Daniel’s Psalm: How to Respond in Crisis like an All-Star

Daniel has always been a hero of mine. I remember being inspired by him when I was in elementary school, and I was involved in a church musical that showed how devoted Daniel was to […]

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Real Women. Real Lives. Real God.

Reality! One of the things which first attracted me to the Vineyard movement was the fact that people seemed “real.” They seemed authentic and not phony.  If you were having a bad day, you didn’t […]

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Your One and Only Life

You’ve only got one…life that is. “So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you:  Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work life—and place it before God as an offering.  Embracing what […]

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By Their Fruit

The Lord works in mysterious ways.  But, did you know He wants us to be obvious? Take my friend Jen, for example.  It was my second day using public transportation to work and I was […]

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Little Gifts, Big Difference

Living in the States, it’s easy to forget about the poor. But even if you live in or drive by an area where poverty is evident, it’s easier to pretend it doesn’t exist. Great need […]

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