Leah was born and raised in The Vineyard Church of Central Illinois and has served in many roles (from youth ministry to planting a multi-site church) in her last 10 years as a staff Pastor. Leah is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Vineyard Leadership Institute and The School of Kingdom Ministry and is most passionate about raising up leaders of leaders and creating a healthy stewardship culture. She married the love of her life, Ben, in 2005 enjoys co-parenting their three awesome (exhausting) kids; Cohen, Claire & Gia. In her spare time, she loves to play the guitar, travel and drink all.the.coffee.
When you are weary and tired of carrying the burdens of the year, the month, the day, the best place to run is Jesus. See, we often take on things that we are not intended to carry. What you carry affects your mindset, momentum and mission. What keeps you from moving forward? What are you […]
Leah dives deep to unpack what Reckless Love truly means. It means to bless without thinking about the consequences. It’s the kind of love that blesses instead of curses. Let yourself be so rooted in love, judgement isn’t your default. We can love how Jesus loves because we have experienced His love He has so […]
How often do we live by what we feel and let our emotions sit in the “driver seat” without choosing to be wise and ask Holy Spirit to help us make decisions and process our feelings? Executive Pastor Leah Wenger explains how so many times we let the world’s voice speak louder than Holy Spirit’s. […]
Leah Wenger explains how helping the poor can seem overwhelming; like we don’t know where to start. We sometimes allow our judgment to limit our generosity. Although, when we partner with God in defending the poor, we can change our cities. We defend the poor by seeing the one right in front of us, restoring […]
Leah teaches us that we can invite Holy Spirit into our finances. When we stop looking at what will fulfill our momentary wants, we can start thinking about how we can save for the future. Being a good steward is not just Biblical, it’s necessary.
“We can’t carry the burden of someone else’s mistakes, but we can love them through it.” Leah Wenger shares deeper insights on the “weed of control” in this practical and powerful question and answer session.