At the Vineyard, we do not prescribe to cessationism*. While we are aware that many charismatic Churches abuse the gifts as emotional and societal proclamations, we firmly believe that the Holy Spirit still has merit and must not be neglected. We assert that all gifts be used Biblically and for a specific purpose.
At the Vineyard, we know where the wind is blowing as far as the political correctness of Scripture. While we are aware that the Bible discusses heavy topics that are ever increasingly difficult to have in our current society, we firmly believe that the Holy Bible still has merit and must not be neglected. We do not discount Scripture for any reason, even for being counter-cultural.
*the belief that spiritual gifts and miracles discontinued after the early Church apostles passed away