You Got The Power (Heaven on Earth)

The first century believers much like 21st century believers have many distractions away from the reality of the power of God in their lives.  The result is believers end up living seemingly powerless and listless lives of boredom that they believe is their responsibility to break free from.  It is the power of God that breaks bonds, gives purpose and meaning to our lives.  It’s impossible to live for Jesus in our own power – the power of God that courses through our lives enables us to say no to temptation and sin and yes to God’s agenda in life. 

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Vince Armfield
Heaven to Earth

There is an embedded yearning to be known, seen and heard in all of us.  Our culture feeds us the narrative that to be happy in life is to be a celebrity, powerful and affluent.  Christ offers to us a different story to enter; a story of service, sacrifice and complete satisfaction in the soul.

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Vince Armfield
Anyone is Someone

We were preparing to open the shelter for 90 nights when the body of a homeless woman was discovered in the alley behind our church.  She died on a bitter cold night near one of our doorways.  Sadly, this woman remains a mystery and has not been identified.  Her death while tragic has galvanized our resolve to be a source of hope and help in our community. Her death is a wake up call.

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Vince Armfield
At The Table: Imagine You

Jesus and the writers of the Bible lead us into transformation; however, the transformation of the heart is more than an academic and intellectual exercise – it’s not about amassing and mastering knowledge (facts, figures, Scripture quotes and systematic theology).  Some of the most intelligent, articulate and knowledgeable people you will meet, work with and even live with are far from following Jesus.

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Vince Armfield