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Week 19 Mission | Vanilla Church

One of the more positive byproducts of the information age is the relentless pursuit of excellence in all of our life experiences. We consult YELP reviews before we dine out. We want to know what Rotten Tomatoes says before we see a movie. Travel sites such as Priceline rate the hotels so we know what […]

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Week 18 Mission | Leaving a Lasting Legacy

Jonathan Edwards married Sarah Pierrepont on July 28, 1727. Jonathan and Sarah were as different in personalities as they were similar in convictions. He was the introverted scholar, content to spend hours in his study; she was the extrovert who enjoyed being with others. Both were deeply committed to Christ. Jonathan followed God’s call to […]

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Week 17 Mission | My Lord and My God

John wrote in his Gospel that after the resurrection, Jesus appeared first to Mary Magdalene and then to the rest of the disciples, except for Thomas. A week later Thomas was with the twelve when Jesus appeared again. This time Jesus spoke directly to Thomas: “Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your […]

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Week 16 Mission | The Heart of Worship

How do you describe the heart of a person who truly worships our Father in Heaven? Here are several ways. A Heart that Celebrates (God’s Handiwork) It was a beautiful summer evening when I decided to take our three-year-old twin girls and their two-year-old sister for a short walk around our neighborhood. Of course, a […]