In a time when our news feeds and public discourse seems filled with hatred, violence, and victimization, how can we not only imagine a better future, but become agents of that future?
What if resurrection is not about escaping death, but about our role in the most elemental designs of life?
Neurological science is now telling us that our brains train our neural pathways to obsess or fixate over negativity in a way we seem unable to do with joy and positivity. In a very real sense, conflict and pessimism can easily become our default setting, while delight and happiness require a constant, conscious choosing. And yet, people of deep faith—especially those who embrace contemplative practices—seem to be able to overcome these “natural” patterns.
About once every quarter our community takes a Sunday off for a collective Sabbath…a time to rest, re-calibrate, and re-focus. As we begin this Easter season we invite you to take a break from the routine this weekend. Spend some time with family or friends, enjoy the outdoors, cook a great meal for someone you love, or just take a nap!
Is there a more subversive act in all of scripture than Jesus’ “triumphal entry” into Jerusalem the week before his execution…the event we call “Palm Sunday?”
This year for Lent, New Wineskins invites you into spiritual practices emphasizing our shared humanity
What if Jesus’ transfiguration is not just a symbol of divinity, but of humanity fulfilled?
Is there something inherently different about groups that meet online vs. those that gather in person? Does everyone have to be in the same place at the same time, or can engaging with and discussing content asynchronously create its own kind of community?
This week we’ll gather at 5:00pm EST for a fun night of funky trivia!
Does Jesus invite his disciples not just to an alternative spiritual lifestyle, but an act of resistance against the exploitative social and economic systems of empire?