Growing up with four brothers, playing college volleyball, teaching 4 years at the middle school and being raised by pastor parents was fantastic preparation for ministry! In addition, Julie is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University, Vineyard Leadership Institute, Vineyard Bible Institute and the School of Kingdom Ministry. She served for 5 years as the Small Group pastor at the Vineyard of Central IL (Urbana). Now, she, along with her husband Mike, are the Executive Pastors there. They love partnering in ministry and in parenting their three rambunctious children; Ty, Tate, and Maggie. Thankfully, they live across the street from her parents, Happy and Dianne Leman!
Praise produces passionate patience in us! Julie Yoder explains “Today there is an opportunity for you to look at your situation and say, Father, I want you embrace this season with patience, I want to embrace your passionate patience as I shout praises even in the midst of my trouble.”
Julie Yoder walks us through some simple truths about our finances. She answers some burning questions we may have like “Can I trust God with my finances?” “Can He trust me?”. Some of us are living paycheck to paycheck, deep in debt. Often times, in our mind it can feel like the stress of it […]
We partner with God in the present moment. Pastor Julie Yoder shares about the Holy Spirit and even though there are times we feel inadequate or too busy; it is imperative to freely receive and freely give away what Holy Spirit prompts us to do. Active faith! Holy Spirit is your daily helper, ask the […]
Our conscience is a gift that is designed to help us live a clean life, a spiritual sustainable life. Pastor Julie Yoder will share how we can learn how to live with one another and our differing consciences and convictions. We want to interact in love over law and people over personal preference.
Journaling is a powerful tool for growing in your relationship with God. Pastor Julie Yoder shares with us a simple acronym WRITE, as we journal and to be inspired by the scripture. W: write it out, R: reflect with questions, I: invite the Spirit to speak, T: translate truth, E: engage with prayer. You […]
What is our first Christmas gift? It is the Presence of God; God with us, and God in us. We don’t know how to fully receive and enjoy this gift. Pastor Julie Yoder will teach us how to ask the Holy Spirit for increased awareness if His presence. God is truly with you and God […]