Joel Seymour: Going Home - Planting A Kingdom Outpost In Your Hometown

Episode 11 March 16, 2022 00:50:18
Joel Seymour: Going Home - Planting A Kingdom Outpost In Your Hometown
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Joel Seymour: Going Home - Planting A Kingdom Outpost In Your Hometown
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Show Notes

In this episode of We Are Vineyard, Jay Pathak chats with Joel Seymour, a Super Regional Leader for Vineyard USA. Joel shares about being raised in the Church of Christ, his introduction to John Wimber and a wild encounter with the Holy Spirit. Joel also shares his experience of being sent home by the Lord to plant a church and how their church has found creative ways to make a practical impact in their small town.

Joel Seymour is a Super Regional Leader for Vineyard USA. Joel’s passion for the Vineyard began as a teenager when he watched John Wimber’s testimony video (yay VHS!). He knew he found his home when, as a college sophomore, he took the Fuller Seminary class MC550 "Healing and World Evangelism" led by Wimber and C. Peter Wagner. In 1998, Joel and his wife Kristi planted their second church – the Lancaster Vineyard in Lancaster, OH and Joel has served there as the Lead Pastor. He has been deeply engaged in his city, bringing together the social, private, and public sectors through the Art of Neighboring Fairfield County initiative. Joel also started the Small Town initiative within Multiply Vineyard. He has served as both an Area Leader and a Regional Leader within Vineyard USA. He looks forward to drawing on his experience to encourage, equip and empower local pastors. Joel enjoys playing guitar, leading worship, laughing, and most of all, taking long daily walks with his wife. Joel and Kristi have raised 3 great kids.

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Lancaster Vineyard Church http://lancastervineyard.org

Watch a quarantine throwback of Joel and his daughter dancing for "Monday Moves"! https://bit.ly/3MTfJgT

Managing Leadership Anxiety by Steve Cuss Vineyard USA’s suggested reading for March https://amzn.to/3sSV9Fo

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