If what we call “God” is a trinity of three “persons,” and if we believe we are bearers of the imago dei (image of God), are we also trinitarian beings?
Whatever passion leads us on the radical path toward transformation—and ultimately to sacrifice—is the unquenchable fire of the Divine Spirit within us...and all we must do to awaken it is to turn towards it and let it free.
This Sunday we continue our Easter Season for Spiritual Exiles, “Reimagining Resurrection,” by reclaiming gratitude as a way of experiencing a faith based in trusting the abundance of divine love as the core of reality.
Introducing Wineskins Workshops...deeper discussion for spiritual exiles.
But what if the people who first compiled these stories into the scriptural canon were less concerned with historical fact than with relating more nuanced levels of meaning? What if stories like the Exodus, Jonah, and Ruth are really more legend than memoir?
Is there something in our struggle to know and be known by God that dislocates us?
This week at New Wineskins we'll talk about the issue of God and gender, discuss how patriarchy affects our perceptions of God, and consider the history and importance of the Divine Feminine.
Beyond cheap platitudes and religious-speak, is there really a way peace on earth could actually be realized?
What does the apostle Paul mean in Romans 12 when he writes about renewing our minds?
Why are we here? What keeps us coming back? What compels us to invite others? What kind of community are we creating?