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More Love More Power

By on January 27, 2017

A Big Event
In just a few weeks, we will be hosting our More Love More Power Conference at the Urbana campus. The conference begins Wednesday night, March 1st through Saturday noon, March 4th. We are expecting over 1,000 people at the conference. Even more, we are expecting the Holy…


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The Promised Land

By on January 5, 2017

Everyone has a “Promised Land”. For some, it’s winning the lottery, for others it’s finding a perfect spouse, perhaps a wonderful job, or even an amazing place to retire. Whatever we view as the Promised Land, it is a place with no problems, no pain, and overflowing abundance. All…


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Here’s my vote!

By on November 3, 2016

Election Day Is Here
Voting day, November 8th, is here. We’ve dreamed about it, talked about it, argued about it—but whether we’re excited or not, the day of reckoning is at hand. In all my years, I’ve never seen an election quite like this one. People are confused over issues,…


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Pastor Appreciation Month

By on October 17, 2016

Always Appreciated
Is there anyone in the world that doesn’t love to be appreciated? A kind word, a gift or a hug can lift the spirits of almost anyone in in any circumstance. Well, here is your perfect opportunity—October is Pastor Appreciation Month. This is a perfect opportunity to appreciate…


Hi and welcome! I'm Happy. My wife Dianne and I are the founders of the Vineyard Church of Central Illinois, a multi-site church with 6 campus locations. Over the last 30+ years, I have learned alot about leadership in life and leading a church. I have made some mistakes and had some successes. I look forward to sharing the wisdom I have learned with you. I strive everyday to see Jesus as bigger, better, and more beautiful. And I am wholeheartedly committed to the ministry Jesus promised his followers in John 14:12: to be able to do the same and greater works through the power of the Holy Spirit.

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