What is it about humbleness that's so attractive, yet so difficult? Could it be that our humility might be the most compelling thing about us and our churches?
Is it critical that all Christians agree on these matters? Or is there room for honest and deeply felt differences of opinion and doctrine?
Despite the claims of some, the Bible is anything but clear in regard to any number of issues.
What if "repenting" has less to do with behavior modification and more to do with a whole new way of being? What if it's not so much about the bad habits or sins we need to give up, but a radical reorientation of our lives?
Does God preordain salvation, or do we have freedom to choose? What is God's will, and does it make any difference?
Does the 21st Century American church read the bible through the lens of the heroes or the victims? How might our understanding of the world change if we chose the right perspective?
As our prayers go out to the cities where these attacks occurred and the friends and families of the victims, some serious questions arise for those of us who seek to follow Jesus.
This Sunday, Oct. 11, we are thrilled to welcome Jake Kaufman back to New Wineskins to share stories of inspiration from his most recent blog series, 15 Stories in 15 Weeks (#15Stories). A Mid-Ohio Valley native now living in Columbus, OH, Jake is a full-time writer and speaker who prefers his beer from a can. … Continue reading October 11 Gathering: Jake Kaufman Returns!
Award-winning local singer-songwriter Anthony Mossburg will join us this Sunday at New Wineskins for a frank and in-depth conversation about art, faith, and the challenges that lie in the tension in between. A native of New Matamoras and graduate of Frontier High School, Anthony brings a "raw, gutsy, open and honest" quality to his music … Continue reading Sept. 27 Gathering: Anthony Mossburg
How often do we find ourselves approaching the Bible more in search of information or knowledge than in a mystical quest for an experience of God?