New Wine, New Wineskins exists to mobilize local churches and other Christian organizations to share effectively the good news of the Father, Son and Spirit’s just love and peace, foster meaningful dialogue with diverse communities, and identify and serve marginalized populations against the backdrop of increasing cultural divisions. New Wine provides consultation and training in such difficult areas as race and class, sexuality and gender, faith and science, and religious pluralism. The goal of New Wine’s work is to help equip generations of Jesus’ followers to extinguish hate, intolerance and misunderstanding and maximize grace and truth for human flourishing in our world today.
Our Mission: Transforming the church’s conflicts, both within the church and with the surrounding culture, into opportunities for unity through the Triune God’s grace and truth.
Our Vision: Jesus’ followers will be known for their healing impact in matters of cultural conflict and their support of marginalized people.
Our Core Values:
Love – Reflecting the posture of the Father, Son and Spirit (the Triune God) in engaging culture.
Truth – Articulating a biblical understanding of God, humanity, and creation.
Civility – Approaching areas of conflict with tenacious grace and an inquisitive posture.
Common Good – Pursuing diverse partnerships in areas of conflict with others from across the cultural spectrum for human flourishing.
Advocacy – Following God’s command to care for all manner of marginalized people groups.