Covenant and Kingdom

Covenant and Kingdom

Back in 1997 when we first got connected with the Vineyard, it felt like I was learning about the Kingdom of God for the first time. It was, without question life changing. I had a similar experience earlier this month. As I mentioned last week, I’ve joined a...

Carrots and Sticks

Over on our family blog (TheWilsonsInDublin.com), I’ve started a  series of posts explaining how we got from Ithaca to Ireland. In one of last week’s posts I talked a bit about a very difficult time our family went through from 2007 to 2009. In recounting...
A Week in the Life..

A Week in the Life..

One of the common questions we hear is “What does life in Ireland look like for us?” I thought I’d write out a brief preview of the week ahead for us, as well as a brief recap on the past weekend, and hopefully give you a glimpse. When I was on a...

Vineyard Justice Response Team

Last fall, Steve Hamliton, who is part of the Vineyard’s Justice Response Task Force asked if I’d write a couple of posts for a series they were doing to highlight what is going on specifically in the area of human trafficking in Vineyard Churches.  If...

Birthday Week @ the Vineyard

Our family is celebrating 2 birthdays this week.  And not only do both birthdays fall in the same week, the births actually occured the same year. Now, I’m still not really sure how this happened…my wife says I was suffering from a bit of tunnel vision...