Thus, turning water into fine wine is not just a magic trick meant to impress a bunch of wedding guests. It’s a way of showing what life can be like when the fullness of Divine Love is expressed in human relationships.
Is the primary reason to follow Jesus his ability to perform miracles? Or is there something more? Are there “greater things than these” we should be paying attention to?
This Christmas, we invite you to join not just in the celebration of Christmas, but the challenge.
This week at New Wineskins, we’ll end our (r)Advent journey with a discussion of how Love extended to those most oppressed and marginalized by our societal systems and structures is the heartbeat of reality and the key not only to their liberation, but our own.
This week at New Wineskins, we’ll continue our celebration of (r)Advent by exploring the theme of Joy, where we find it, and how we can share it through acts of justice and liberation.
If peace is possible, how are we ever supposed to get there? Are we too far gone to really bring about the Beloved Community?
What does hope look like in the context of liberationist communities? For one thing, it means examining our roles in combatting climate change and lifting up its effects on marginalized communities.
This Advent season, we’ll engage with the traditional themes of Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love and explore how they come to life in a justice-oriented community in a post-Christian world
For far too long, much of the church has been either silent or outright complicit in the evils of segregation, oppression, and marginalization...often either implicitly or explicitly supporting the systems and structures that have and continue to perpetuate such injustices. Is that what we’re called to? Is that in any way, shape, or form the way of Jesus?
“Fear is asking Love, ‘Can I trust you?’ [...] Because of the work the Church isn’t doing to reverberate Love in the world, Love’s answer (is) not heard....” (Marlon Hall)