Hi church family! Last week, I wrote about our heart for multiplication and how our Holy Spirit breathed vision for planting/launching 30 vibrant and spirit filled Vineyard churches is beginning to take root. Last week I introduced Jake and Julie Shepard to you and shared their excitement around Oelwein. By the way… when our vision […]

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Kingdom Expansion through community is our business!

Our Business Advisory Team met on Sunday. We meet quarterly to discuss the business of our church. It’s a meeting that I look forward to, not so much because I enjoy looking at budgets, profit loss statements and account balances… but because being in a room for several hours with a team that loves our […]

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Game on!

As we get ready to embark on a new adventure by moving back to Waterloo and into a smaller more intimate building, I can’t help but get excited about our future. The funny thing is… I’m not really thinking much about the building. I’m grateful that we will have a nice place to gather but […]

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My name is Jodi, I am a believer in Jesus Christ who has struggled with addiction, depression and co-dependency. This is my story… I grew up in Waterloo, oldest of 4 and our family went to church every Sunday. The only thing I learned from that was how fighting after church was the typical Sunday […]

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