When worship goes wrong – and how to get it right!


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In this talk we look at how there are some serious misunderstandings when it comes to worship and especially ‘sung’ worship and then using Psalm 95 look at how we as a Vineyard Church value the following it comes to being a worshipping community…


You are what you love


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It is what we ultimately love that determines how we live: What we want to do, our longings and desires. Our ultimate love is what we worship. What we ultimately love, ultimately changes us, forms our identity and directs our thoughts and actions, our responses and attitudes.

Put another way, “You are what you love”.

Isn’t believing in the resurrection ridiculous?

CVEaster_2016_webThe resurrection of Jesus makes all the difference. In this Easter Sunday message, Nick concludes our tough questions series, looking at the encounter Thomas had with the Jesus. And how Jesus answers our questions and doubts. Easter is all about a New Day. What would it look like if we lived each new day in light of the resurrection?

Who is Jesus?

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Who do you believe Jesus was? And is? Was he just a historical figure or just a good teacher? Was he more than that? What if Jesus really was who he said he was?  In this talk Mark looks at, how knowing who Jesus is, should make all the difference to how we live life and that “Knowing who Jesus is, is the start not the finish!”

Why plant churches?


Vineyard is a movement of churches that plant churches that plant churches. Today we celebrate “Church Planting Sunday” and are joined by two intrepid church planters, Tim & Hannah Illsley, who have planted Mansfield Vineyard. We asked them “Why them?”, “Why Mansfield?’ and “How do you plant a church?”

Why does God allow Suffering?

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Our Tough Questions series is back. In this talk, Nick looks at one of the toughest questions: the question of suffering. Why does God allow suffering? With a brief overview of the book of Job, we explore, a) how there are no easy answers, b) how we can embrace the mystery of suffering and c) how Job’s experience anticipates a final answer.

Does God care who I sleep with?

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In this talk Vicki Sutton, talks from John 8:3-11, highlighting how we respond with both grace and truth when it comes to answering tough questions about sex. N.B this talk contains explicit content, the question time at the end of the talk has been edited.

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Can we trust the Bible?

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In this talk from our Sunday Morning Gathering, Susy Ndaruhutse asks “Can we trust the Bible?” What about objections to the Bible? Ultimately, it’s not about having faith in a book but faith in the person of Jesus who is the central character of the book.

How do we treat those of other faiths?

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Guest Speaker, Sunny Gilbert (from Dehradun Vineyard, India) challenges us on how we respond to those people who have different views or different beliefs to us and teaches us seven simple words that can change the world…