This week at New Wineskins we will talk about disability narratives in the Bible, ableism, and the church with our friend, Rev. Chris Wylie.
Photo by Jonas Ferlin on Pexels.com We want to learn more about the spiritual practices that define the New Wineskins faith community and how we engage intentionally in public theology in the various spaces we inhabit. Whether you attend our online gatherings regularly, periodically, or have just joined us once or twice, we’d like to … Continue reading Spiritual Practices Survey
This week at New Wineskins, we’ll dive into the question of authentic faith and superstition, asking where we draw those lines and how we might transcend belief systems that can, at worst, become antithetical to the Way of the Christ.
While most Christian communities have not traditionally celebrated Yom Kippur, there is a growing movement among some to observe a time of confession and repentance within our heritage while carefully avoiding cultural appropriation.
Science (remember science?) has shown us that laughter and levity are crucial to our mental, physical, and emotional health. And it’s no stretch to say that they’re also important to our spiritual health.
What if we thought of "wilderness" not so much as a suffering to be discharged, but as a necessary challenge without which no growth can come?
This week at New Wineskins, we’ll have some open dialogue about how we can remain courageous in the midst of our shared struggles. We’ll talk about how we can look beyond the simplistic platitudes of religion to find the strength we need to carry on and move forward despite feeling overwhelmed.
What does life as a faith community look like in the digital world?
This week at New Wineskins we’ll view, listen to, and discuss various forms of protest art—music, poetry, and visual art forms—from the perspective of how they impact us both individually and as a faith community.
How can we turn our internal practices into external actions?