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The Vocabulary of Spiritual Growth

Recently, as a birthday gift, my son took me to a lecture by David Brooks, New York Times columnist, commentator on PBS News Hour and Meet the Press,  and author of… 425 more words

Living As Apprentices

A Life of Discipleship: Reflections on Living in Christ's Presence by Dallas Willard and John Ortberg

I remember when I first came to know Jesus Christ 20 years ago and was  learning how to redirect my life, many people in my church helpfully shared their favorite Scripture verses to encourage me. 1,075 more words

Book Review

The Spiritual Root of America's Problems

Dallas Willard (“The Spirit of the Disciplines”, Harper & Row, 1988) writes this:

“We’ve all heard of ‘cheap grace.’ But ‘cheap grace’ as a concept didn’t just come merely from our wanting to have God’s mercy and bounty at bargain basement prices. 400 more words

Early Bonhoeffer

On the Other Side

What does the other side of the Jordan River look like? What does it represent? For the Israelites who wandered around the wilderness for 40 years, you might think the other side of the Jordan looked like “freedom” or “deliverance.” 800 more words

Spiritual Formation

Would You Invite Jesus To A Party?

Would you be comfortable with a celebrating savior?

The Jesus Christians often portray is not someone who would be considered enjoyable to be around.

We portray Jesus in many ways: the wise teacher, the comforting healer, the zealous prophet, the suffering servant. 346 more words


A seed of love

Written by Pastor Linda Skinner 

To think of God rightly, as He is, one cannot help but lapse into worship; and worship is the single most powerful force in completing and sustaining the spiritual formation of the whole person.

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Pastor's Reflections

'Soul Keeping' - a reflection

Reminiscing on Riet, remembering Dallas, and reviewing ‘Soul Keeping’.

If you’re a Vineyard Pastor in South Africa, one of the guaranteed highlights of our calendar is the annual retreat to Riet River in the Eastern Cape. 958 more words