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21 Leadership Principles

God Provides Everything You Need

By on May 11, 2016

I am beginning a series sharing my 21 key leadership principles.  These principles are things that I have learned over the years, and they are meant for leaders in every walk of life. 


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Resources Wisdom for Leaders

5 Books that Will Change Your Life

By on April 20, 2016

It has been said that, “leaders are readers.” If you want to continue to grow in your leadership, you must remain teachable and allow yourself to learn from others.

Over the past 5 years I have been influenced greatly by 5 books (in addition to the Bible 🙂 ). I…


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Wisdom for Foundations

All Things New

By on March 24, 2016

What a Day!
Easter, the day we celebrate The Resurrection of Jesus Christ, is the most spectacular, important day in the history of the world. It is the day Christ rose from the dead, overcame the evil one and offered us an opportunity to live in a new and life giving way. The world…


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Wisdom for Foundations

Good News of Great Joy

By on December 20, 2015

The Angel’s Announcement
Over 2,000 years ago, an angel spoke to some shepherds, “I bring you good news of great joy for everyone!” The shepherds were, of course, stunned and had no real understanding. However, they were so excited, they left the fields and went to find the baby Jesus who had…


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.

  • #OYB Pro23.22 “Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old."😊

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  • No one is so good that they don’t need the grace of the gospel, nor so bad that they can’t receive the grace of the gospel.(@DailyKeller)

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  • With relationship we can live this way: "Father, help me to never be afraid to pray for the impossible."

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  • #OYB Gal4.7 “So you are no longer a slave, but God’s child; and since you are his child, God has made you also an heir.”

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