Dedication Service

Dedication Service

On the occasion of Ivy Whichelow’s dedication, Steve Burnhope explains how thinking about the love of Ivy’s parents (Amy and Ashley) towards her can help us grasp the love of God our Heavenly Father towards us.

Aylesbury Vineyard’s 20th Birthday Services Interviews

Aylesbury Vineyard’s 20th Birthday Services Interviews

During the Church’s Birthday Services, current Senior Pastors Steve and Lyn Burnhope interviewed Mick and Lynn Elias (the founding Senior Pastors) and Rick and Lulu Williams (the founding Senior Pastors of Riverside Vineyard, our ‘sending’ Church).

The video below features short interviews with some of the Church on the occasion of its 20th birthday. It also includes goodwill messages from Mick and Lynn Elias (the Church’s founding Senior Pastors) and Rick and Lulu Williams (founding Senior Pastors of Riverside Vineyard, our ‘sending’ Church).

Release from ‘Blame’

Release from ‘Blame’

Lyn Burnhope talks about the corrosive effects of ‘blaming’ and how through Jesus we can prevent it stealing our futures.

‘Big Questions’ 3 — Heaven and Hell

‘Big Questions’ 3 — Heaven and Hell

In the final talk in this series, Steve Burnhope talks about the challenge of ‘That was then, but this is now’ — how, whether we realise it or not, we’re all Bible interpreters, applying the Bible as the Word of God in today’s world — before sharing his perspective on the ‘Big Questions’ of Heaven and Hell!

‘Big Questions’ 2 — Creation

‘Big Questions’ 2 — Creation

Can we really expect people to believe “What the Bible says” in an Age of Science? In the second of our ‘Big Questions’ series, Steve Burnhope continues from last week’s talk about the nature of the Bible as ‘God’s Word’ and how it helps us understand the Creation account in Genesis.

‘Big Questions’ 1 — The Bible

‘Big Questions’ 1 — The Bible

For some people, the Bible answers their questions about God. For others, it causes them! In the first of our ‘Big Questions’ series, Steve Burnhope takes on “How can we expect people to believe the Bible any more, in an Age of Science?” “What do we mean when we talk about the Bible as ‘The Word of God’?” and “How can a text from the Ancient World tell us what to believe and how to live in the Modern World?”

Complete in Christ

Complete in Christ

What did the Apostle Paul mean, when he said that ‘in Christ, you have been made complete’? Steve Burnhope shares his thoughts on Colossians 2:10.

Aylesbury Vineyard Refugee Compassion

Aylesbury Vineyard Refugee Compassion

Rich and Becky Snaith explain some of the facts and background to the refugee crisis, answering some of the common misperceptions and placing everything in the context of what the Bible in general (and Jesus in particular) has to say about a non-judgemental welcoming and reaching out to the stranger in need. They also explain what we’re doing as a Church and how to get involved and find out first-hand what’s happening.

Creation as the beginning of our story

Creation as the beginning of our story

Lyn Burnhope shares some reflections on the significance for us of the image of God, the mission of God and Sabbath in the creation story.

The Parable of the Talents

The Parable of the Talents

Steve Burnhope explains how this very last parable that Jesus told his disciples in Matthew’s Gospel isn’t about “making the most of your God-given talents” — instead, it’s a parable about the Kingdom of God and the “now, but also not yet” times that we’re currently living in!

The Calling of Abraham

The Calling of Abraham

Steve Burnhope looks at the story of Abraham’s calling, when he first encounters God in Genesis 12, and what we can learn from that about the Invitation, the Cost and the Journey.

Choose Life

Choose Life

Guest Speaker Simon Guillebaud encourages us to pursue radical discipleship and shares about the cost of our calling in following Jesus and preparing for his return.

The Most Important Verse in the Bible

The Most Important Verse in the Bible

Steve Burnhope runs through some candidates for the ‘most important verse’ and explains why the ones you might choose aren’t the one he has in mind … watch the video to find out what it is!

Pray with expectation

Pray with expectation

Guest Speaker Dennis Hylton from St. Albans Vineyard looks at how God’s plans for Abraham and Sarah involved three stages: the promise, the process and the fulfilment.

Vineyard Essentials — Church Planting

Vineyard Essentials — Church Planting

The Vineyard is a movement of ‘churches that plant churches.’ Steve Burnhope introduces Daniel and Emily Smith to share their vision for the new Vineyard Church they’ll be planting in Gloucester in early 2018.

What must I do …?

What must I do …?

Steve Burnhope looks at two occasions when Jesus was asked ‘What must I do to inherit eternal life?’ (Mark 10 and Luke 10) and compares how we might have answered the question with the way that Jesus did!

Citizens of Heaven

Citizens of Heaven

Emily Smith explores from Paul’s letter to the Philippians what it means to live as a ‘citizen of heaven’ (Philippians 3:20) at the same time that we’re a citizen of this world.

The Power of Money

The Power of Money

Jesus had a lot to say about money and the power it can have in our lives. Daniel Smith shares from his own experience and asks whether we’re in control of money, or money is in control of us. How can we make sure that Jesus has the number one place in our lives?

Vineyard Essentials — Worship

Vineyard Essentials — Worship

Intimacy in worship has always been a core value in the Vineyard. Steve Burnhope talks about the ‘what?’, the ‘why?’ and the ‘how?’ of this Vineyard Essential.