Does the Epiphany story hold any meaning for us today? Are there imperialist leaders, systems, and structures that need to hear anew the challenge of a movement of the people of Jesus to topple the powers and principalities of greed, oppression, and marginalization?
This week at New Wineskins, we’ll talk about what it means to be a community that watches and prays for emancipation and freedom as we head into 2021. We’ll discuss what we are waiting to be emancipated from and, more importantly, how we can be agents of emancipation for others who are still experiencing oppression and marginalization in our world today.
This year for Advent and Christmas, New Wineskins has partnered with RIP Medical Debt to help reduce or eliminate medical debt for folks in the Appalachian region, which includes our home base of West Virginia.
What if we began to see gratitude not just as a private emotion, but as a revolutionary force that could change the world for the better?
This week at New Wineskins, we’ll take a fresh look at the story of the Emmaus Road from Luke 24:13-35 and see how it might reframe our cultural narrative in this time of tension and divisiveness.
This week at New Wineskins we will talk about disability narratives in the Bible, ableism, and the church with our friend, Rev. Chris Wylie.
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.
This week at New Wineskins, we’ll welcome our friend Rev. Brad Davis, a United Methodist pastor serving a congregation deep in the coalfields of West Virginia, for a conversation about coalfield justice and a movement he is birthing called “The Holler Gospel.”
As we gather together this Labor Day weekend, we at New Wineskins want to celebrate the holiness of work and the various labor movements that have and continue to fight for the rights of working class people around the world.
How can we turn our internal practices into external actions?