The Thing About Believing

November 22, 2020
God has made our brains to receive, decode and process a jaw-dropping quantity of information, like sixty bits per second, whatever that is in layman’s terms, but today’s lightning-fast tech…

The Thing About Judging

November 15, 2020
In one of his songs, Bill Gaither penned these words: “The One who knows me best, loves me most.” This phrase expresses a towering, intimate truth repeatedly borne out throughout…

The Thing About Worry

November 8, 2020
Jesus instructed the wearied crowd before him to resist chaining themselves to the decadent ways of the foreign culture that had made great strides in eroding, criticizing and cancelling out the centuries-long, centuries-cherished, Jewish way of life. Persuasive, seductive new lifestyle choices were more and more the ‘in’ thing making the traditions of the Jews seem provincial, even ridiculous. The Greeks felt that maintaining allegiance to one God was silly, archaic, and severely limiting. For the Jews, holding on to truth, to tradition came at a higher and higher price and they were frustrated and angry and sad.

The Thing About Treasure

November 1, 2020
Without exception, Jesus lived out loud the new normal his coming had inaugurated. He spoke, prayed, taught, loved and invited rethinking in the most bizarre, never-before-experienced way. He turned heads,…

A Journey Like No Other

October 25, 2020
Vineyard Church of the Peninsula October 25, 2020 A Journey like No Other Love started this. Love is propping it up along the way. Love will be the refreshment at…

Invited!

October 18, 2020
Vineyard Church of the Peninsula October 18, 2020 Invited! Jesus’ coming was not a judgment or condemnation or disapproval or a ‘setting the bar too high’ event. It was a…
October 11, 2020 AOx4 (awake and oriented times four) Following an accident, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) evaluate the level of awareness of all involved parties. The optimum condition, accident or…

“I Did It My Way!”*

September 27, 2020
Vineyard Church of the Peninsula September 27, 2020 “I did it My way!” * The Gospel is good news. The Church is the group of ‘called out ones’, charged with…

The Presence of the Future

September 13, 2020
The Presence of the Future (Enacted Inaugurated Eschatology) Bethlehem. A Star. A Baby. Shepherds. Who ever would have guessed that an event so improbable and obscure would have forever, tectonic-plate-shifting,…

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