Tag: anxiety

Nov. 27 Gathering: Google Hangout with Tomeka Robinson


We love it when our New Wineskins friends do awesome things in the world. Tomeka Robinson, who was part of our charter group when we started meeting back in May 2014, certainly fills the bill. Now coaching debate at Hofstra University in New York, Tomeka spearheaded a forum back in September on Islamaphobia, seeking to raise the … Continue reading Nov. 27 Gathering: Google Hangout with Tomeka Robinson

Feb. 8 Gathering: Enslaved by Freedom?


As Americans, we enjoy the idea that we have broad guarantees to wide-ranging personal freedoms. In fact, there's little we can imagine doing that we can't do. Our individual rights are deeply ingrained in our psyches and our culture. But is it possible that our very freedoms are actually enslaving us? Is a social ethic … Continue reading Feb. 8 Gathering: Enslaved by Freedom?

Oct. 26 Gathering: “Unequally Yoked?” How should Christian communities engage other faith traditions?


"Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness?" 1 Corinthians 6:14 In our pluralistic culture, more religious and non-religious traditions exist within the same space than perhaps any time in modern history. Interestingly, even as many Christian communities bemoan this diversity of belief systems and worldviews, … Continue reading Oct. 26 Gathering: “Unequally Yoked?” How should Christian communities engage other faith traditions?

July 20 Gathering: Gender Roles–Enslaved or Empowered?


Do our perceptions of gender trap us in rigid boxes, or do they empower us to be more fully human? This week (July 20), we'll discuss biblical concepts of gender, misconceptions, and more empowering ways of viewing our unique contributions to the human project. We'll look at some of the passages that have been traditionally … Continue reading July 20 Gathering: Gender Roles–Enslaved or Empowered?

June 22 Gathering


  Featured Artist: Anna Webb Topic: Depression, Anxiety & Recovery Depression, anxiety, and recovery are critical matters, not just for society, but for the church. How are we called to love and understand people who suffer from these issues? How can we support them and their loved ones? How can we learn to hear them better and listen … Continue reading June 22 Gathering