On Associations, Networks, & Denominations…

Anaheim continues to be on my heart and mind as I have continued to receive emails and other forms of correspondence from people who have been significantly impacted by the decision to disassociate from the Vineyard movement. This has me thinking a bit more about the...

Be Like Lance…

The first time I attended the Anaheim Vineyard, I was pretty overwhelmed. John Wimber, the founder that local church, has made an indelible impact on my life. Though I grew up as a kid in the Vineyard, it wasn’t until around the age of twenty that I read Bill...

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,...

Massive Book Sale

Pardon me for posting this here. I'm currently selling a bunch of books that I have doubles of as I have moved to using more electronic versions (kindle and Logos). I am selling the following list of books: Philip Schaff – History of the Christian Church (8 volumes in...

#VineyardGlobalFamily Recap (Day 1)

Eleanor Mumford. Just... Eleanor Mumford. The first day of the #VineyardGlobalFamily conference was epic. In addition to seeing a ton of some of my favorite people in the world, I got to finally meet a ton of people that I've only known via Facebook or Twitter or even...

An Interview w/ Dr. Mark Cartledge

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkNWH9WGd-Y] Pick up a copy of Mark's new book The Mediation of the Spirit today! From the publisher: "How might a distinctively Pentecostal and charismatic theological perspective inform and enrich the discourse of academic...

Where Are the Angels? I’m Still Curious…

One doesn't have to read much Scripture to find angels. I've hung with some Christians who seem to see angels everywhere they go, though these people also tend to identify demons in everything negative that happens around them too, so I'm not sure they can be trusted....

Toward My Theological Montage: Integrating My Influences

As I've been working on my dissertation, which is a constructive theology exploring the idea of a Vineyard sacramental ecclesiology, I've been reflecting on the relationship between engaging, integrating, and creating theology. I'm convinced that most constructive...

Read Scripture and Let Scripture Read You

What is the Bible? The Bible is unlike any other book ever written… it's an ancient collection of writings, comprised of 66 separate books, written over approximately 1,600 years, by at least 40 distinct authors. The Old Testament contains 39 books written from...

Healthy Things Grow: Multiplication in Discipleship

God cares about multiplication: "The first essential principle [of church growth] is to realize that God wants his lost children found and enfolded. Church growth explodes from the life-giving nature of the eternal God. Jesus Christ gave his disciples the Great...

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