Living in Community #4

September 25, 2017

Our final sermon in our Living in Community series looked at 2 Peter 1:1-8 and considered how Community is both safe and grace-filled while also being risky and dangerous! 


Living in Community #3

September 18, 2017

In pastor Wes' first sermon, we learned a little bit about him and his background and then were challenged to be a community that is grounded in hope and love. 


Living in Community #2

September 11, 2017

In Acts 6, the early church was confronted with the challenge of dealing with the needs of a growing church and meeting the needs of individuals. In this sermon, pastor Luke explained how this tension is normal for growing churches and that applying what we learn from Acts 6 means we can continue to grow as a church and also see the needs of individuals met. 


Living in Community #1

September 4, 2017

Beginning the sermon series, Living in Community, pastor Luke provided a description for what community is, why it is important, and, based on Hebrews 10:23-25, explained what should be taking place in community. 


The Parable of the Bad Farmer

August 27, 2017

Preaching from Matt. 13:1-23, pastor Luke taught on why Jesus used parables (stories) and how this story focused on the Sower, the Seed, and the Soil. This passage challenges us to consider what type of "soil" our heart is but also challenges us to think about what type of farmer Jesus is! 


All You Need is Love (John 13:31-35)

August 21, 2017

Jesus, as he prepared his disciples for his crucifixion, told them to love each other as he loved. In this sermon, pastor Luke explored what it means to love and how Jesus demonstrated love during his ministry. 


Community Centered on King Jesus & Kingdom

August 14, 2017

What kind of a community is the Vineyard? In this podcast, from our 11am service, we considered what it means to be a "center set" movement / church and how this plays out in our understanding of discipleship and community. 


Jesus Interrupted: Inconvenienced by Grace

August 6, 2017

Have you ever noticed that throughout the Gospels, Jesus is constantly being interrupted by people? In this sermon, pastor Luke looked at how Jesus lived his life always seeing interruptions and inconveniences as opportunities to glorify his heavenly Father and to extend grace to people.


Thoughts Toward being a Community that Connects People

July 24, 2017

During the 11am service, pastor Luke shared some thoughts on being more intentional to invite and welcome people, based on applying Romans 15:7. 


Come Holy Spirit: The Spirit and Water Baptism

July 24, 2017

Luke, one of our pastors, shared a short message on the relationship between the Holy Spirit and water baptism. Building off of Romans 6:1:5, we heard how the Spirit orients followers of Jesus around the death and burial of Christ as well as his Resurrection and newness of life.