Behold!

A Poem by Jessica Petrenscik

New Vintage Church held a worship night a couple of weeks ago. Sometimes it’s good to just worship for God’s own sake. No agenda other than to just glorify God and bask in His presence. The theme of the night was, “Behold!” One of the highlights for me personally, was a poem compiled and written […]

The Future Belongs to the Farmers – Part 1

What if Churches "Grew Their Own Food?"

If the Church were pictured as a farm, one could say various parts of the country are becoming “food deserts.” There are not enough qualified pastors to go around, and Christians aren’t being prepared and empowered for ministry as they could be. All of this is occurring while the need for quality church servants is […]

Theological Cartography Syndrome

Listen. Evaluate. Think for Yourself.

Sometimes, when one falls under the influence of a particular author or scholar, one comes to see their opinions as indisputable. They become a theological map-maker (cartographer) for us rather than a trail-guide or teacher. When was the last time you took serious issue with a scholar most of your peers seemed to agree with–say […]