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.
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Welcome to (r)Advent
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
Dec. 11 Gathering: Have Yourself A Subversive Little Christmas
How many of us will tell the real story of Christmas this year? Not the one with the pastoral imagery of white-washed Nativities, but the one about the unlikely delivery of a child to an unwed couple in a filthy stable in a backwater town in a two-bit corner of the Roman empire?
Nov. 13 Gathering: North Place Maternity House
This Sunday at New Wineskins, North Place’s Wendy Williams will join us to introduce us to the facility’s mission and vision and share how unconditional love is breaking through to transform the lives of new mothers and their children.
Oct. 16 Gathering: “The Dreams You Encourage Them to Have”
What might it look like for us to seek the best for our political opponents? How can we imagine prospering under leadership we so deeply disrespect?
Jan. 10 Gathering: Hearts at war, hearts at peace
Seeing an equal person as an inferior object is an act of violence. Will we approach others with hearts at war, or hearts at peace?
Dec. 6 Gathering: Reading the Bible through the lens of oppression
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?
Nov. 22 Gathering — How do we respond to terror?
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.
October 11 Gathering: Jake Kaufman Returns!
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!”
July 26 Gathering: What are we afraid of?
How has fear gone from something explicitly commanded against to our primary motivation for our words and actions?