Short Amazing God Stories From Around The Globe

Word Of Knowledge Clinic By Glenn I had an opportunity to share with Instituto Viña México in Fresnillo, Mexico on spiritual gifts. During the workshop, we had a clinic time and asked the Holy Spirit to give people words of knowledge. One person said that they felt someone there was having some sort of stomach […]

Forgiveness After Abandonment

Several years ago a very promising couple with two young children went out to plant a fellowship in South Asia. They moved to a neighboring country and to say they had a difficult time is quite the understatement. The plant failed. The husband ran away with another woman, and the wife and kids returned home […]

Unexpected Fruit

I first traveled to this place as a hope-filled young woman in the summer of 1999, eager to serve God and have my eyes opened to the sights and experiences of a new land. The two months I spent there were a rich experience of growing in understanding God’s heart for the world. God regularly […]

Stories From The Prayer Room | Part 3

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series of testimonials from prayer ministry time at October’s Missional Leaders Meeting. You can find Part 1 here. As I mentioned at the beginning of this series, just a week before the start of the Missional Leaders Meeting (MLM), I was led to talk to the MLM staff […]

The Kingdom Of God Vs Witchcraft And Karaoke Trucks!

I later learned that the mayor specifically welcomed us because he believed a “pay-to-play” spiritual healer was taking advantage of his villagers. He loved that we freely offered prayer, and he witnessed the difference that Christ made in the lives of our congregants. After the session, three teenage women prayed to receive Christ. Then, we […]

Brakes, Brakes, Transmission, And Tires In Côte D’Ivoire

Before we arrived in Africa, the other half of our team from the Vineyard Church of Central Illinois arrived in Côte d’Ivoire several days before we joined them. They had experienced mechanical problems with their vehicle, not to mention managing the complications caused by incredible flooding in their area. Days later, after we arrived, three […]

Missions Highlight: Tabitha

Tabitha came into our lives in June of 2009. She wandered in on the very first day we met in our brand new effort to plant a church in the nation of South Sudan. She had spent her entire life in and around the town of Bor, but she didn’t look like she was at […]

Senegalese Man Healed And Walks Away

So I prayed a second time. When I asked how he was doing again, he just walked away. A few hours later he came running up to me with a huge grin, exclaiming that he was completely healed. He said, “I didn’t mean to be rude when I walked away, but I was so touched […]

Vineyard Stories: I Was Healed Of ALS

Judy’s Healing Testimony Ephesians 3: 20-21 “Now to him who is able to do far more than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever.” There are no better words […]

For The Reluctant Flier: My 2017 Experience

I traveled to Ethiopia six years ago with our then 7-year-old son and husband. I had an extraordinary connection with God and myself on the trip. I have been waiting to return, and this past March my dream came true! Two common themes for me in going on both trips were encountering and facing my fear of […]