And the beat goes on

And the beat goes on

Here in Cincinnati, we are still celebrating the 50th anniversary of our Vineyard movement. It’s been moving to hear the stories of our beginnings, the people who invested their all in this new stirring of the Holy Spirit, the new songs that gripped hearts and...
A Plan Comes Together

A Plan Comes Together

War and Peace (1225 pages), Atlas Shrugged (1168 pages), Trinity (800 pages), Ulysses (735 pages). These tomes find their place among the world’s longest books written. One doesn’t undertake their reading lightly. They are not stories to tackle while pre-occupied. The...
Getting our Souls in Sync

Getting our Souls in Sync

I’ve heard non-morning people quip: “I wasn’t aware there was a 9 AM.” These folks don’t cheerily welcome the dawn. Their metabolism doesn’t even have a gear to engage until well after a hot shower and a jolt of caffeine. Some must be approached warily to judge their...
Oh the adventures we’ll have!

Oh the adventures we’ll have!

Prayer is a problematic process for Jesus’ production-oriented progeny (that’s us). Drilling down to the specifics of that alliterating statement, there are three principal prayer practices: 1. Humbling oneself. 2. Listening wholeheartedly. 3. Obeying submissively....