The Vine Project in the US

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People are coming to me and saying something like this, “Even though we say we are about making disciples, our ministry culture actually doesn’t showcase that.” Marty Sweeney from Matthias Media, shares feedback about The Vine Project in the US. Watch here 

Gospel Clarity in the Midst of Confusion – Perth Gospel Partnership

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Don Carson joined the Perth Gospel Partnership Conference in Western Australia to speak on ‘Gospel Clarity in the Midst of Confusion’ on 14 and 15 August. About 200 ministry workers gathered to learn and encourage each other to lead the cause of the gospel of Jesus Christ in their churches and beyond. Col Marshall and Craig Glassock from Vinegrowers joined …

Orange Evangelical Church making disciples

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Being an ‘Everyday Disciple-Maker’ was the theme for the Orange Evangelical Church weekend away from 11-13 August. Leaders from this Vine Project church in regional Australia were aiming to help the average person in their congregation to help others move towards maturity in Christ and ‘take a step to the right’. Craig Glassock, from Vinegrowers joined them to give talks …

Vinegrowers is launching Implement

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Vinegrowers is launching Implement, a new group coaching program for Vine Project leaders. While Vinegrowers has been offering individual coaching for pastors for over five years now, the group approach is a new ministry for Vinegrowers. “We want to give pastors the opportunity to work through the culture change process together,” said Col Marshall, Director of Vinegrowers. “Developing a disciple-making …

Help us raise $20,000 in 10 days

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[/x_video_embed] We are asking our Australian friends to partner with Vinegrowers financially as we look to the end of the financial year. All contributions to The Vine Project, made by Australian taxpayers before June 30 are fully tax deductible. Growing disciple-makers around the world We praise God that already hundreds of churches are working through The Vine Project – in 39 …

Skinny jeans and fog machines not required: Chuck Huckaby

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“Skinny jeans and fog machines not required,” writes Chuck Huckaby in his Amazon review of The Vine Project. “It works because it is about transforming attitudes and fairly simple actions…. it doesn’t tell churches with a pipe organ to get a praise band and Hawaiian shirts.” Read the rest of the Amazon customer review here.

Off to a great start

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“We are off to a great start,” said a pastor from the US after his first Vine Project meeting. He writes: We finished our first meeting a few minutes ago and I’m very excited to say that the men in our group are humbled and excited about the process ahead. One lasting comment from the meeting was the desire to …

Growing vines in the Ukraine

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“This is just what we needed,” said a pastor at a workshop for local church leaders in Lutsk, Ukraine. “For the past year we have been struggling through what the vision for our church is. Now I see that God had given us his vision for the cosmos.” In May, Sean Martin from Leadership Resources International, lead a workshop that …

Justin Taylor on The Vine Project

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“I’ve read it, found it compelling and convincing, and would recommend it to anyone in ministry.” Justin Taylor, Executive Vice President of book publishing and book publisher for Crossway. Read Justin’s full review of The Vine Project with an excellent summary of the five phases of culture change here.