Jonah-Those Far From God

There are a lot of people who struggle with the reality of Jonah. A man is thrown overboard, swallowed by a large fish, lives in this fish for three days, and is eventually vomited onto dry land. What an incredibly, unbelievable story. This is the stuff of fairy tales and legends. It is difficult, if […]

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We Are Vineyard- Come As You Are

Have you ever noticed how hard it is just getting to church on a Sunday morning? You are tired from the week, and sleeping in sounds so much better than facing the struggle to get to church. There are also all of those chores that didn’t get done yesterday…or you couldn’t do yesterday because you […]

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How do I know if I’m saved?

As a kid I was made to go to church, as were some of you. Sunday morning, Sunday nights, Wednesday nights, revival services…you name it I was in church. And while it was the same 30-40 people every single week, we regular heard the pastor call us to confess our sins and accept Jesus Christ […]

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The Day of Atonement

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement or Day of Purification, is the holiest day of the year for the Jewish faith. It is the culmination of a 10 day observance known as the Days of Awe, and marks the end of one year and the beginning of a new year in the Jewish calendar. Beside […]

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Held to a Higher Standard

You know you are in trouble when you are training for a new job, and the person training you says, “First, I’m going to show you how it is supposed to be done…then I’m going to show you how I do it.” When I was just out of high school I worked for a local […]

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