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This had a foundational effect on the Vineyard and its philosophy concerning ministry to the poor.

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Views Read Edit View history. This book essentially was what reminded me of why I was religious in the past and have come back to the church, in a more humble fashion. He then took a pastoral position with the Yorba Linda Friends Church. At capturing such profound truths in such simple statements he was little less than a genius. His wife should have allowed someone else to write, while she detailed and made sure what was written was accurate, rather than doing it herself.

Reading the last pages took time.

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After one meeting John, while sobbing, phoned his wife Carol and said:. One person found this helpful.

It took about 40 or so pages to tell the story of the family origins of the Wimber clan to give background. Retrieved February 21, Carol tends to digress from time to time; especially at the beginning of the book.

My comfort came in thinking that maybe everyone has a shelf life. What stands out most in the character of John Wimber from the perspective wimer his wife is that he loved God, loved God’s people and did the best he can to give God everything he had.


Like an hourglass, you only have so many hours on earth. Gregory Hay rated it liked it Jul 15, Retrieved 4 April As this book reveals, John was simple, but he was not a simpleton. English Choose a language for shopping. Receive monthly Vineyard updates.

It really gave a great flavor of who John Wimber was. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Hearing Carol tell the story brought me into the moments of their joy and also the trial and error that all followers of the Lord have to contend with. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

It describes how he was formerly a musician with The Righteous Brothers, the near breakup of his marriage to Carol and his battle with cancer in the s.

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Leaving a legacy in the 21st century Church — still felt around the world”. In John Wimber was asked to join the ministerial staff at the Quaker church in Yorba Linda, having been a part of the church for the last four years.

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I have to say that it is not well written as Carol is not a very good writer. My husband said that it did get better which is why i gave it two stars instead of onebut I found the first chapter to be just awful. The book was in thr shape and is one of the most moving that I’ve read.

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Wimber strongly espoused Kingdom theologyand this approach to the charismatic differed from many of his peers and predecessors. Edited by David Pytches John Wimber: Retrieved June 3, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. This came highly recommended by my good friend. Members also sometimes describe themselves as the ” radical middle ” between evangelicals and Pentecostals, which is a reference to the book The Quest for the Radical Middle, a historical survey of the Vineyard by Bill Jackson.


Why would God command us to heal the sick and then choose not to back up our act so to speak by not healing the person for whom we pray? Retrieved October 14, Jon rated it really liked wimbet Mar 26, jkhn While this is not thd new concept, Wimber was a key figure in the introduction of the concept that praying for the sick or anything else shouldn’t be saved for special healing services, but should take place at every Church service, and out on the streets by every believer.

If God ever has me pastor a church again, I pray we will devote ourselves to the poor. It was a great read. In Greig, Gary S. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Carol has a way of writing that makes you feel like you are sitting down in the living room with grandma telling you her story.

Trivia About John Wimber: I guess wimbe could say it was the book that kind of shaped my summer of This section does not cite any sources.

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