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The Kingdom and Money

By on July 23, 2018

Money Matters

Money is a big deal! It’s certainly a big deal to all of us who are still working. We give roughly one-fourth of our lives to our jobs because we all know it takes money to survive at any level. From a Kingdom perspective, money is also important. Did…


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Hamilton, the musical

By on January 11, 2018

Hamilton, the MusicalDianne and I had the privilege of attending the currently popular musical entitled Hamilton. It is a theatrical production about the life of Alexander Hamilton—a founding father of the USA. In a natural sense, it was a stunningly powerful production. In a spiritual sense, it gave me some insights…


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Standing On The Message

By on November 1, 2017

Tumultuous Time

In my lifetime, I have never seen a more chaotic time within our nation. From major hurricanes to racial division, mass murders and a major spirit of anger flowing everywhere. Without a rock-solid faith, this is a time people can lose hope. Fear rises to the point…


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Family Reunion – Vineyard USA National Conference

By on August 4, 2017

All Together

About a dozen of our Vineyard Pastors are back from the National Vineyard Conference in Anaheim, CA. In all, the conference hosted over 1,500 adult leaders and about 800 children and youth from all over the USA. It was exciting to see the 600 Vineyard USA churches come…

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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