Vineyard Church | Weekly Update May 15, 2024 adam greenwell billings vineyard church dietrich bonhoeffer galatians weekly update

We have a pretty awesome confluence of scripture and events to experience this coming Sunday.… We get to celebrate Pentecost, one of the three major celebrations for followers of Jesus, and we get to do it together, twice in...

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Vineyard Church | Weekly Update May 8, 2024 adam greenwell billings vineyard church galatians holy discontentment weekly update

Holy discontentment.… That phrase has met me each time my mind has gone idle since this weekend. When the tasks of the day or the conversation in front of me is not taking up my available disk space, holy discontentment has...

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Vineyard Church | Weekly Update May 1, 2024 adam greenwell billings vineyard church galatians goat head gospel paul weekly update

This past Sunday, we had a new term rise out of the soil of the Billings Vineyard lexicon. Just as the weeds sprout after the springtime rains, the term goat head gospel came bursting forth as a new descriptor of the antithesis of...

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Vineyard Church | Weekly Update April 24, 2024 adam greenwell billings vineyard church galatians weekly update

Science is one of those double-edged swords.… In many ways, science provides an awesome template for how to engage the natural world and leverage that engagement to understand creation and how we can live as a part of it. I...

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Vineyard Church | Weekly Update April 17, 2024 adam greenwell billings vineyard church defiance galatians monkey see monkey do weekly update

Yes, the Defiance series is over…or is it? Yes. But not yet. I have a feeling that this series will have some legs in the life of our congregation. Defiance has served as a helpful paradigm to compare the difference between...

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Vineyard Church | Weekly Update April 10, 2024 adam greenwell amazing grace billings vineyard church defiance monkey see monkey do testimony weekly update

24 Suddenly, Festus shouted, “Paul, you are insane. Too much study has made you crazy!”

25 But Paul replied, “I am not insane, Most Excellent Festus. What I am saying is the sober truth. 26 And...

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Vineyard Church | Weekly Update April 3, 2024 adam greenwell billings vineyard church defiance monkey see monkey do weekly update

The last blog of our Defiance series… a time to evaluate what we will take on as an addition to our identity as the Vineyard, as the Body of Christ, what didn’t stick, and what might only be for our current season....

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Vineyard Church | Weekly Update March 27, 2024 adam greenwell billings vineyard church defiance monkey see monkey do weekly update

Monkey see, monkey do.… Yes, this again. First, I am a fan of monkeys. I can sit and watch them for hours and not be bored. I like monkey behavior so much, two of the gifs I send the most via text message are monkeys...

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Vineyard Church | Weekly Update March 20, 2024 adam greenwell billings vineyard church defiance monkey see monkey do weekly update

Monkey See, Monkey Do… the cycle of discipleship that replicates as seers become seen, but also a cycle that has no end on this side of the resurrection, as a seen monkey never loses the responsibility to see other monkeys....

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Vineyard Church | Weekly Update March 13, 2024 adam greenwell billings vineyard church defiance monkey see monkey do weekly update

I am not a huge fan of meetings. I lack the skill set that would lead me to excel at sitting in one place, “paying attention” for minutes on end, especially when I have to travel out of state to attend one of these...

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Vineyard Church | Weekly Update March 6, 2024 adam greenwell billings vineyard church defiance don't chase weekly update

Opportunities to apply the model of defiance that Jesus is presenting abound.… As we journey through our days and weeks, the friction that comes from our journey intersecting the journey of others gives us the battleground of...

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Vineyard Church | Weekly Update February 28, 2024 adam greenwell billings vineyard church defiance narratives weekly update

Last week, our blog began by recalling how we opened our new year and winter teaching series with an acknowledgement that we are all in process, that God is at work in all of us, and that because we are finishing works, we cannot...

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