When the Kingdom of God Becomes a Playground

In my early years of ministry, I used to repeat something I’d heard a lot when I was younger: when we gather together for worship, we need to expect God to move. While I don’t want to minimize the value of having expectation or of the importance of...

Patterns of Redemption for the People of Israel

As I’ve been preparing for tomorrow’s sermon at Trinity Christian Fellowship, I’ve been struck by the cyclical patterns that are found throughout the Old Testament, but specifically throughout Judges. Time and time again, you find the following...

Day 4 of the 2013 Vineyard National Conference

The fourth day of the Vineyard National Conference was great. It’s two days after it and I’m still recovering from its awesomeness, ha ha! No, seriously, I’m exhausted. I’ll just, once again, mention that the music was awesome. All of the...

Day 3 of the 2013 Vineyard National Conference

To all of you who emailed me, facebooked me, tweeted to me, and messaged me about why I didn’t post an update last night, I was busy and tired… so get off my back! Ha ha! Seriously, I apologize for not keeping up, but I was exhausted and I needed to either...