Crestwood the Beautiful

If you have been around here for a while, you may have heard us reference Crestwood Vineyard as “Crestwood the Beautiful.”  There is a story behind this. The third week of April, 2013, a week after God spoke to me about planting this church, AT Hardgrave walked me...

A Brief History about Crestwood Vineyard

To begin with, Crestwood Vineyard is a convergence of allot of peoples histories with God and the trajectory of their lives.  I believe that my part is an important part but it’s not the only part, or even the most important part. Personal backstory Some personal...

Why Practice Spiritual Disciplines?

Good question. What spiritual disciples do is intentionally create a space in your life where you allow God to form your inward life into the nature of Christ. The spiritual discipline does not form you. The spiritual discipline only provides a structure or place to...

How to Do Lectio Divina

“Prayer is not designed to change God but to change us.” Thomas Keating Definition Lectio divina (lek-see-o de-vee-na) is an ancient prayer form that, for the first thousand years of church history, was an integral part of the Christian experience. It is a...