Is unity really even possible? Is there a way to break down the walls we've built between us?
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
Does God really want to grant us "enlarged territories" and pain-free lives? If so, what's the deal? And if not, why would Jabez even warrant recognition in the Holy Scriptures?
What do we make of Jesus' radical call to discipleship in light of Luke's retelling of the Exodus narrative?
With its bizarre symbolism, violent conflicts, and epic scale, it's no wonder Revelation has captured both the Christian and cultural imagination. But do we truly understand what St. John's vision is really all about?
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?
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?
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.
It's Open Forum week at New Wineskins! Our March 8 gathering will be open to whatever topics you'd like to discuss. So what's on your mind? What questions are you struggling to answer? What issues need deeper conversation? Where do you need hope? Where do you see hope happening? As always, the only ground rule … Continue reading March 8 Gathering: Open Forum