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Bloom where you are planted

By on April 11, 2017

In the early 80’s my wife, Dianne, was invited to speak at a Women-A-Glow meeting.  I tagged along to help care for our newborn son and support her. As she preached, I clearly felt the Holy Spirit saying, “This is her calling!”  God had clearly planted the seed of…


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Functional Leadership

By on September 27, 2016

In churches like the Vineyard, there’s always a number of people who would like to be a pastor. Certainly some are called to this. Others are drawn to the role because they believe it will bring them validation and greater worth in the eyes of their fellow man and…


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Make the most of your summer

By on June 2, 2016

What a Season!
Everybody loves summer! It is an exciting time of the year when people emerge from their homes, kids are playing everywhere, picnics, vacations, and all the other fun things we dream of are happening. For us who live in the Midwest, we often dream of summer being…

HAPPY LEMAN
URBANA, IL

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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