As I write this, I am sitting in my office which is now also my bedroom, my closet, and a storage space for various musical instruments, all my throw rugs, and two extra mattresses. We are renovating our upstairs bathroom, so my household is in upheaval. Furniture is pushed into corners, huddled in tight clusters. The living room has sheets of drywall leaning against the wall. The floors are covered in brown paper. There is a plastic curtain surrounding the construction site. Bare wires...
I have certainly seen God sustain my mother through her... more
Jeremiah gave a prophecy to the exiled people of Judah in Babylon. It wasn't a sweet message promising their quick return to Jerusalem (like some other false prophets were doing). Instead, Jeremiah's letter told them to buckle down. He said, build houses, plant gardens and build lives for themselves in Babylon.
For some of you, it may feel like you're living in a land of exile. Likely you're not... more
We are excited to introduce a new school available in two cities in Canada this year. A partnership between Winnipeg Centre Vineyard's School of Justice and Sustainable Faith has birthed the School of Mercy and Justice (SOMJ).
The SOMJ is for those who want to cultivate a deep, vibrant, interior life with God and are engaged in the work of mercy and justice. This is a school of spiritual formationmore
Loving Your Neighbourhood
Throughout the bible, God seemed to be concerned with location. Daniel was in Babylon for most of his life and God helped him prosper in that land. In the very beginning, God created a beautiful garden for Adam and Eve to live in - and called the whole thing "very good". Later he gave the Hebrew people a particular piece land to live on and care for. Jesus came and... more