Resources

A Summer Slow Down Reading List

A Summer Slow Down Reading List

Summer is a great time to relax some of your normal rhythms and look for space to rest and recuperate from the rush of spring and fall. In my mind that makes summer a great time to learn more about how to weave rest and restoration practices…

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Vintage Church DNA

Vintage Church DNA

As community group leaders at Vintage Church, our mission is to create environments in which we can know, live, and advance the gospel together, environments where authentic relationships and spiritual growth can thrive. This mission to know,…

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Cares Well Training

Cares Well Training

This spring our Downtown CG Leaders will be working through part of the curriculum from “Becoming a Church That Cares Well for the Abused” put out by Ministry Grid and the SBC. Cares Well is an abuse prevention and response training aimed at…

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John 17 Weekday Study

John 17 Weekday Study

You'll notice the below guide for John 17 is a bit different from our normal Weekday Studies, including a place for sermon notes. Also, throughout the series, we'll have these available in a printed version on Sundays at every Vintage location.[pdf-embedder...

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1 John Weekday Study

1 John Weekday Study

This summer we're trying something new called Weekday Study! These are once-a-week, 15-minute studies you can do after listening to the sermon on Sunday to go a little bit deeper in our journey through 1 John. They're also focused on some of the same heart-work and...

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Intro to 1 John

Intro to 1 John

This summer, from April 23 to July 15, we’ll be studying verse-by-verse through the letter of 1 John. Below you’ll find some introductory content on the letter, but first perhaps you’re wondering, why 1 John? John the Elder, as he refers to himself in 2 and 3 John,...

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January 2023 Downtown CG Leader Gathering

January 2023 Downtown CG Leader Gathering

On January 15 we met for the first of our 2023 CG Leader Gatherings. Coming out of the our year centering on Citizenship of Heaven, we talked a little about our new focus for this year, All of God for All of Us. We discussed how beginning this year with a study on the...

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Revelation Resources

Revelation Resources

Contents: Intro Outline 5 Interpretive Views Revelation's Repetition The Number Seven + Seven Spirits Intro Below you’ll find some helpful tools and frameworks for reading the book of Revelation together in community. To start out, though, I’d like to set before you...

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Deep Dive: Acts 16:11-34

The baptism of Lydia and the jailer's householdsI'm not going to be able to answer the real question here, but hopefully some information will help you talk about it if it comes up. Twice in our text this week we see whole households get baptized, first with Lydia...

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Tips for virtual gatherings

Tips for virtual gatherings

Updated March 30, 12:55pm In the interest of everyone's safety we have canceled all in-person gatherings or events until further notice. This was a tough call for us; we don't want to cause any panic, and as one news article put it this week, it's hard for any...

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Can I do a book study with my CG?

Can I do a book study with my CG?

We get this question all the time at Vintage: “Can my community group do a book study?" The short answer is yes, with answers to the details in the FAQs below:1. When is a good opportunity to do a book study with my group? Typically when multiple people in your group...

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Kids in CG Workshop Audio

Kids in CG Workshop Audio

This post is part of a series from our Kids in CG workshop, which was all about helping families thrive in community group. You can find other posts and audio from that workshop by clicking here.Part 1: How to welcome families In part 1 I give an overview of how to...

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Ideas for Childcare

Ideas for Childcare

This post is part of a series from our Kids in CG workshop, which was all about helping families thrive in community group. You can find other posts and audio from that workshop by clicking here.Two-list approach When thinking about hosting families in community...

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How to Make Your Community Group Kid Friendly

How to Make Your Community Group Kid Friendly

This post is part of a series from our Kids in CG workshop, which was all about helping families thrive in community group. You can find other posts and audio from that workshop by clicking here.Welcoming families with children into your community group is no small...

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Planting Vintage West

Planting Vintage West

One of our great passions at Vintage is planting churches, and we're incredibly excited to be launching our fourth Vintage church location, Vintage Church West, in January of 2020. We've had an eye west of 440 for a while now, specifically out towards Morrisville,...

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May 2019 Discipleship Coaching

May 2019 Discipleship Coaching

Intro Throughout the month of May we're providing opportunities for folks at Vintage Downtown to take the next step in their personal discipleship. Our hope is to identify and challenge one another towards growth in one specific area of knowing, living,...

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Deep Dive: The Marys

Deep Dive: The Marys

There are a bunch of Marys in the Gospels (four to be exact), so it’s tricky to keep them separate. As you can guess, Mary was a really common name in Jesus’s day; supposedly one in five women in first-century Palestine was named Mary! With all the Marys out there you...

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April 9 Members’ Night Content

April 9 Members’ Night Content

  On April 9th we gathered our Downtown members to hear from Ryan Burger and Tyler Jones. Ryan shared some of his life story, how the Lord has worked in his life, and his involvement with our Intersect ministry. Tyler shared a handful of things, including some...

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Justifying Rahab

Justifying Rahab

Rahab turns up a surprising number of times in the bible. After helping the two Israelite spies (Judges 2) and being spared in the downfall of Jericho (Judges 6), she’s mentioned on three other occasions, the third providing the real question for this discussion. As...

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