Ep 21: Gender Dynamics & the Politics of a “yellow” Kingdom w/ Melody Winderweedle

On episode twenty-one, I'm joined by Melody Winderweedle to discuss the various dynamics attached to women in ministry as well as a good bit of thinking in relation to how the politics of the kingdom of God are "yellow." About Melody: Melody Winderweedle is the...

Ep 20: Africans, African Americans, & Cultural Challenges in Church w/ Edgar King & Ramon Mayo

On episode twenty, I have a conversation with Edgar King and Ramon Mayo to discuss a lot of different topics, including Church, theology, and ethnic diversity. https://youtu.be/1zNvoVNDvhA You can download the audio...

Ep 19: Lament & Social Justice w/ Reese Hogg III

On episode nineteen I'm talking with my new friend Reese Hogg III. Reese and I have been connected through social media for awhile and finally had a chance to sit down and have a conversation. In addition to hearing Reese share his thoughts on social justice, church,...

Ep 18: Determination, Liberation, & Critical Race Theory w/ Donnell Wyche

On episode eighteen I'm talking with my friend Donnell Wyche. This conversation was a lot of fun and we talked about many important topics, including Liberation Theology (and why African American theologians have been overlooked), ethnic diversity in the Church,...

Bob Fulton on Discipleship & the future of the Vineyard (part 3)

On this episode of Wednesdays with Wimber, I share the final and third part of my interview with the legendary Bob Fulton on the future of the Vineyard. Bob shares more brilliant insights related to discipleship as well as what he sees as the future of the Vineyard....

Ep 17: Ethnic Reconciliation & Justice w/ Stephanie Snow

On episode seventeen I have a conversation with Stephanie Snow! I've known Stephanie long enough that I wasn't even sure how we met (it was at a Vineyard church). On this episode we talk about issues connected to ethnic reconciliation, how churches can be more...

Bob Fulton on Wimber’s humility and early stages of ministry (part 2)

On this episode of Wednesdays with Wimber, I share part 2 of my interview with the legendary Bob Fulton! Bob is part of Vineyard history folklore as he is the brother-in-law to John Wimber and was there for it all! Bob more details about the early stages of John...

Ep 16: Africa, Worship, & Sacramental Theology w/ Edgar King

On episode sixteen I have a conversation with my good friend, Edgar King. Hailing from Kenya, Edgar is a gifted worship leader and the lead pastor of Trinity Vineyard Church in Nakuru. We are all over the map on this one, discussing the Kenya context, missions,...

Bob Fulton on Wimber’s beginnings & how there would be no Vineyard without Gunner Payne (part 1)

On this episode of Wednesdays with Wimber, I share part 1 of my interview with the legendary Bob Fulton! Bob is part of Vineyard history folklore as he is the brother-in-law to John Wimber and was there for it all! Bob shares his testimony, the impact of Gunner Payne...

Ep 15: Black History Month & Reclaiming Diversity w/ Ramon Mayo

On episode fifteen, and in celebration off #BlackHistoryMonth​, I sit down with Ramon Mayo to discuss the history and importance of Black History Month, the need for nuance in today's world, and his forthcoming book, "Reclaiming Diversity." About Ramon: Ramon Mayo is...

Discipleship: The Process of Becoming like Jesus.

I've long been intrigued by the elusive subject of Christian discipleship. As a "child of the church," having spent the entirety of my life in and around churchianity, I'm well versed in numerous definitions of what it means to be a disciple and yet, as I've read...

Backing Up, Building Slow, & Shaping Culture

I am going to be celebrating my six month anniversary as a pastor at the Red Bluff Vineyard in about a week. Wow, time has flown by and I am still absolutely loving the city, the church, and the trout fishing all that surrounds us. That being said, the last six months...

A “How To” Guide to Celebrating Communion (part 3)

While countless gallons of ink have been spilt on the biblical-theological issues related to the Eucharist, I've found that less work has been done on the "how to" aspect of celebrating Communion. So I started a series laying out a variety of models and issues...

Inviting Millennials to the Spirit, Church, and Mission

Boomers. Generation X. And now the Millennials. Sociologists can be very helpful for church leaders who are interested in understanding large demographic groups. As with all generalizations, these sociological observations are not perfect, but they are often quite...

A “How To” Guide to Celebrating Communion (part 2)

As I interact a lot with pastors and church planters and often am asked how to "do" certain ecclesial activities (things done among the Church), I've noticed over the past few years that many questions I've been asked are how the Lord's Supper should be celebrated in...

A “How To” Guide to Celebrating Communion (part 1)

As anyone who has been in the Vineyard for a bit of time can tell you, there's no such as the Vineyard way of doing a lot of things. Our movement is diverse enough that you'll find a lot of great ways to do things, from a lot of great women and men spread across the...

Stephen Motyer’s Biblical Theology on Maranatha

Growing up in a church environment that made use of "end times charts," I've not always found books on the second coming of Jesus all that helpful. Far too many authors have too little understanding of the biblical authors' worldview and spend most of their time...

Reading Scripture with the Blessed Trinity

Throughout my theological training, I've always loved studying hermeneutics, the "art and science of biblical interpretation." One reason I've really enjoyed this topic is because as I've taken numerous graduate level courses, both in seminary and in a graduate...

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