What if the sin and death Jesus overcomes is less about our own independent indiscretions than with our public and systemic tendencies to exploit, oppress, and marginalize those who dare stand against the status quo?
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April 2 Gathering: Palm Sunday
Let’s face it. On that first Palm Sunday, it’s a good bet that many—if not most—were expecting a war to begin.
March 26 Gathering: Raised
What if these passages point us toward a way of speaking truth to power that can overcome the worst of what oppression and exploitation have to dish out?
March 19 Gathering: Anointed
What does it mean to be anointed? And what does it teach us about the struggle for justice and liberation?
March 5 Gathering: Called
What if Jesus isn’t calling for a renewal of personal piousness, but an awakening from the systems and structures of the world that exploit and oppress our fellow residents of the planet?
Feb. 26 Gathering: Tempted
This week we’ll kick off our Lenten collaboration with Justice & Jubilee by looking at how Jesus calls us to resist our systemic instincts to go along with the path of least resistance
Ash Wednesday: Fruitful Darkness
Bodies, Materiality, and Liberation: A Lenten Collaboration
Feb. 19 Gathering: Leaving the Mountaintop
How do we mark our own encounters with and experience of the divine not by dwelling in them, but by moving away from them?
Feb. 12 Gathering: Tailgating for Rolling Nation!
It’s our first New Wineskins Online Tailgate Party to support our friends at Rolling Nation!
Feb. 5 Gathering: Salt and Light
This week we celebrate Black History Month by deconstructing how the biblical themes of light and darkness have been used to discriminate and oppress