Bible, Theology, & Church

Videos and Articles covering biblical-theology and church related issues. 

“Theology enriches Christian spirituality and discipleship.” 

Connecting Theology to Worship & Discipleship

My relationship with the Vineyard has, at times, been somewhat complex. I've found that this is common for other people in the Vineyard I came into the Vineyard as a kid when my parents started attending one in Denver, CO. I’ve been basically hanging around ever since...

Women in the Kingdom of God (Resources and the Podcast)

 On Sunday, I shared a message addressing the question, "Is Christianity oppressive to women?" Take a listen by clicking "play" above or go here and download it. My conclusion is that, yes, sometimes Christianity has been oppressive to women and has marginalized...

Uniquely Vineyard: Avoiding Theological Ditches

Locating the Vineyard's history is much easier than predicting our future, depending on who you speak to. The influence of the Quakers, Evangelicalism, and Pentecostalism is well known amongst students of Vineyard history but how other traditions will shape our future...

Thoughts on #SVS2018 from the cheap seats…

This year's Society of Vineyard Scholars annual meeting was at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. Featuring a number of well-known scholars (e.g., Howard Snyder, Craig Keener, Eleanor Mumford), Vineyard thinkers and friends of the Vineyard gathered...

Live-Streaming Church (How and What Equipment to Use)

Live-Streaming Church (How and What Equipment to Use)

With thousands of churches canceling their "in person" worship services, lots of people are trying to determine how to "do church" online using live-streaming or YouTube. In this video, I share some of the different options (live-streaming versus prerecorded) as well...

Camera in hand…

“Photography is the story I fail to put into words.” – Destin Sparks

“Theology is that part of religion that requires brains.”

G. K. Chesterton 

Theology is how we talk about God…