Deep Roots

What does it mean to be truly rooted in Christ? Is our relationship with Jesus just superficial or does our connection with him run deep, with roots that can't be plucked from our foundation? We'll explore the depth of our relationship with Jesus in this new series.

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FEARLESS

Have you ever asked yourself what you would do if you knew you couldn't fail? You don’t have to live in fear, worrying about your finances, your family, or your health. Stop wasting your days with worry, and eradicate this strategy of the enemy. It’s time to step out in confidence and make the fearless life a reality.

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Love Beyond Logic

How do you explain a love that has no explanation? What will happen if you let it touch your heart? God loves you not because you are flawless, not because you are a perfect person, but just because you are you.


Talk, Laugh, & Cry – Together: The Spirituality of Relationships

Our relationships take up a significant portion of our time and resources and have a huge impact on the trajectory of our life. Join us for this series as we discover what the Bible has to say about our relationships with God, with those around us, and with our community.

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Advent 2017: Heaven Kissing earth

The Advent season is wonderful time to remember the Christmas story – a story that is rich with wisdom and life lessons. Join us this season as Pastor Jon takes us through the advent story from a fresh perspective.

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Raw Spirituality

Have you ever felt a tension between developing your internal spiritual life and the call to outward service in the world?  How do we allow the life of Jesus to flow through our whole bodies into our everyday lives?

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The Easy burden of pleasing god

When Jesus said, "Come learn from me, my yoke is easy and my burden is light" he was offering us a better way than the way of the Pharisees. They were caught up in the legalism of lists, rules, and regulations, but Jesus offers us the way to freedom and life.

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When Life Stinks:
Encountering God in the midst of hardship

Sometimes life just stinks. All of us go through hard times at some point in our lives. Follow along with this series as we unpack what the Bible encourages us to do when life gets hard.

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Comfort detox

John Wimber, the founder of the Vineyard, used to say "Faith is spelled R, I, S, K." As we journey to follow Jesus, we are often pushed out of our comfort zones to be obedient what He's called us to. Join us for this series as we leave behind the trappings of comfort so that we can move into faith and courage.


NUTS & BOLTS: VINEYARD VALUES pt. 2

What makes the Vineyard Church unique? What are we all about? Join us for this series as we dig deep into the core values of the Vineyard, learning how to apply them to our lives.

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Rockin' relationships.

Our relationships take up a significant portion of our time and resources and have a huge impact on the trajectory of our life. Join us for this series as we discover what the Bible has to say about our relationships with God, with those around us, and with our community. 


ALL IN...

Most of us have discovered by now that half-way Christianity does not work. If we want to be fully available for what God has for us, then we must commit to being all in – in dedication, in worship, and in everyday life.

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Nuts & Bolts: Vineyard Values

What makes the Vineyard Church unique? What are we all about? Join us for this series as we dig deep into the core values of the Vineyard, learning how to apply them to our lives.



RADICAL FORGIVENESS

If Christianity is to be a compelling and relevant voice in the twenty-first century, it needs a fresh message, a return to our roots – forgiveness. This series takes us through some tough questions about forgiveness: Should we always forgive? How do I forgive? Is forgiveness always even possible?

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ADVENT 2016: BECAUSE OF BETHLEHEM

The Advent season is wonderful time to remember the Christmas story – a story that is rich with wisdom and life lessons. Join us this season as Pastor Jon takes us through the advent story from a fresh perspective.


The Spirituality of doors

Life gives us many choices. We often describe these moments in life as doors that God may open or close to us. Sometimes these are big decisions, unexpected events, or simply the doors of day to day living. We'll explore how to use practical wisdom and listen for God's voice in approaching these doors in our lives.


Jesus For President

A reminder that our ultimate hope lies not in the political options of our day, but in Jesus and his kingdom. If we place our hope in the imperfect kingdoms of this world to fix our brokenness, we will end up disappointed and disillusioned. Our trust should ultimately be in Christ and Christ alone to repair the state of our world.


Responding to the flood

On the weekend of August 13th, flood waters rose to record-high levels in Baton Rouge, resulting in one of the worst disasters our area has ever seen. Vineyard Church of Baton Rouge has and will continue to be a place of hope for our community. Pastor Jon addresses our church in this difficult time, rallying us together to help rebuild our city.


religion saves and other things the bible doesn't say

"God helps those who help themselves" is not one of the 10 commandments, although a surprising percentage of our society believes that it is. Somehow we've come to believe that the Bible, our authoritative source of God's truth, says certain things that it doesn't actually say. Sometimes these phrases have inherent bits of truth to them, but it's important for us to separate fact and fiction. Follow along as we unpack these phrases and discover the truth.


Mine: Learning to Let Go

"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth," Genesis 1:1. Everything belongs to God: our time, our money, our possessions, even the very breath in our lungs. Biblical stewardship starts with this understanding that everything is God's, yet he has entrusted us to care for his creation. Join us for this series as we unpack what the Bible has to say about stewardship.


Addiction, Recovery, & God

30% of the world struggles with some kind of addiction. This statistic doesn't even account for our culture's issues with TV, video-games, phone/tablet use, or other addictive tendencies. We want to be the kind of church that welcomes those struggling with addiction with open arms. Follow along with this series as we look to the Bible for guidance concerning addiction and recovery.


Developing Spiritual grit

True spiritual grit is character rooted in the person of God. Spiritual grit is resilience—the courage and ability to get up when you fall, to keep running when you’re bone-weary, and to keep your eye on the goal even in the murkiest moments.


The Jesus IMPact

Jesus' impact on our world is highly unlikely, widely inescapable, largely unknown, and decidedly double-edged. It is unlikely in light of the severe limitations of his earthly life; it is inescapable because of the range of impact; it is unknown because history doesn't connect dots; and it is doubled-edged because his followers have wreaked so much havoc, often in his name. Join us for this series as we explore the vast impact Jesus has had on our world.


Repenting of religion: Finding freedom from judgmentalism

We human beings are burdened by our tendencies to harshly judge others and ourselves. Unfortunately for believers, this bent is as prevalent in the church as it is in the world. Join us for this series as we find freedom from judgmentalism by focusing on love. Without love we are but a "resounding gong or a clanging cymbal" (1 Cor 13:1)


Anxious: Faith in a world of worry

Our culture is frantic with worry. But we are called to live and think differently from the worried world around us. It is a spiritual problem – its solution is rooted entirely in who God is. This series encourages us to root our faith in who God is, not in our own will power, and be free from anxiety.

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ADVENT

The advent is a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the coming of Jesus. The Christmas story is full of great lessons that can help prepare our hearts for this season.


Gratitude

It's so much more fun to be positive and full of gratitude! We simply feel better when we're thankful for the blessings that God has given us. Scripture reminds us of the importance of gratitude in our daily lives.


REDEEMING REVELATION:
Looking at life from the perspective of heaven

The book of Revelation is full of relevant teachings for the whole church, and you don't have to be an enlightened code-breaker to understand and receive the heart of Revelation. Join us as we discover the last word from Scripture on evil, worship, salvation, & Heaven.


LIFE ON THE VINE:
The 5 CORE VALUES OF THE VINEYARD

What makes the Vineyard Church unique? What are we all about? Join us for this series as we dig deep into the 5 core values of the Vineyard.


Soul keeping

When is the last time you thought about the state of your soul? The health of your soul is the hinge on which the rest of your life hangs. It's the difference between deep, satisfied spirituality and a restless, dispassionate faith. Rediscover your soul in this practical and relevant series.


The Greatest Force

A message from guest teacher, Kris Miller, on the powerful forces in our world, and the greatest force of them all: God's love.


MORE: WHEN A LITTLE BIT OF THE SPIRIT IS NOT ENOUGH

Many of us long to experience more of God's presence, but don't know how to get there. In this series we explore what it looks like to have an everyday experience with the Holy Spirit – hearing His voice, knowing His love, and walking in His power.

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THE ART OF NEIGHBORING

When Jesus was asked to sum up everything into one command, he said to love God with everything we have and to love our neighbors as ourselves. What would happen if every follower of Jesus took the Great Commandment literally?


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Grow: Becoming the me I want to be

Spiritual growth is not just about becoming "holier", but more "you-er". God wants to help us become the best version of ourselves – the "me" that I want to be!