In Ephesians 2:1-10, the Apostle Paul lays out what is arguably one of the most well known passages from the Bible, providing details into the beauty of grace, mercy, and love! In this sermon, pastor Luke preached about why this is such a powerful framework to empower us to enter into the story of the Kingdom and display God's love to the world!
In this sermon, pastor Luke preached from Ephesians 1:15-23 and addressed a number of the items that the Apostle Paul prayed for, including spiritual wisdom, hope, the knowledge of God and his power, and the amazing role the Church plays! This is the second sermon in our series, The Panoramic Life.
Pastor Luke preached the first sermon in our series, The Panoramic Life: Ephesians for Everyone, working through Ephesians 1:1-14. We started by understanding a bit about the ancient city of Ephesus, the audience, and some of the background before talking about four of the themes Paul addresses in this brilliant and beautiful passage of Scripture!
After faithfully serving at the Red Bluff Vineyard for three years, and meeting all of the biblical qualifications of leadership, we were pleased to ordain Niki Wolter! Niki and her family will be moving to Alturas, CA to plant a church this coming year! We're so proud of her!
In this sermon, pastor Luke shared some thoughts on why the Church must embrace new wine and new wine skins as it seeks to be relevant for the changing culture. While remaining faithful to the teachings of Scripture, how can the Church continue to share the message of Jesus and his kingdom?
We were absolutely thrilled to have Janet Strout with us! Janet is married to Phil, the National Director of Vineyard USA and has served as a missionary, pastor, wife, mother, grandmother, and soon to be great grandmother!
In this podcast, pastor Luke interviewed her at both our 9 and 11am services and talked about family, parenting, marriage, the Holy Spirit, and more!
Continuing our sermon series, RelationSHIFT, pastor Niki discussed five ways to live out what being brothers and sisters in Christ looks like! Starting in Genesis, Niki shared a lot of really helpful illustrations from her own life.
We live in an extremely divided world. What is the solution? In this sermon, pastor Luke explores one of the most significant ideas in the New Testament: siblinghood. Followers of Jesus are called to look at each other through the lens of being sisters and brothers in Christ. Building on Luke 8:19-21, we explored how the New Testament challenges us to shift our thinking.
Relationshift: Changing the Conversation About Men and Women in the Church, by A. Sue Russell and Jackie Roese.
Finishing our sermon series, The Story of Jesus, the Vineyard was pleased to have Steve Burnhope of the Aylesbury Vineyard all the way from England! Steve's message helped us have a better understanding of the practical present day significance of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection!