Annotated List of Wineskins’ Resources

Here are all the resources Wineskins currently offers. All of these are accessible through the drop down menus. Please share what you find helpful with others: Research Wineskins Research Reports – Our goal is to do one study per year on various topics in churches of Christ. So far we have done a study on […]

January 2019 E-news from the Siburt Institute

Preaching and Spiritual Vitality The phrase “to preach” often carries a negative connotation these days. “Don’t preach at me” is a plea to refrain from moralizing or condemning a person’s behavior. Even telling the truth can be seen as something different from the act of preaching in many settings. But that’s not all that makes […]

Ministry Resource: Free Curriculum

There is a resource on our site that gets used every single day by people all around the world – our Curriculum. It is free to download and you are welcome to print, email/share it, etc however you like. I want to share a number with you a number that makes me very happy. 135,000 […]

Introducing Wineskins Ministry Resources

When we revamped back in 2013 I had a vision for a few things that are just now coming to fruition and I want to let you know about them. I will be posting several articles this month that will inform you about the resources we have on the site. Much of it has […]

The Begats are the Point

When I was 8 or 9 yrs old, our little mission church launched a Read Through the Bible in One Year effort. I was in, especially since the kids got a dispensation to read only the New Testament. I was the son of the minister so…how hard could it be? I couldn’t wait to start […]

The church is failing to protect our kids and we must remedy it

2018 was a year to remember. Unless you were asleep under a rock somewhere, you will have an awareness that the faith community and beyond was rocked by sex abuse scandals. January began with the Larry Nassar sentencing in Lansing, MI where an unprecedented over 150 victims gave impact statements on record. In the same […]

New Lesson Upload – A Study of The Holy Spirit Through the Bible

We have uploaded a new lesson series to serve as a guide for Bible class leaders or small groups. This series is on the Holy Spirit starting in Genesis and working through the New Testament. It contains 10 lessons, an appendix on the Holy Spirit in the Restoration movement and a Bibliography. It will be […]

Jesus is Calling – An Exercise in Belonging

“18 As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. 19 “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” 20 At once they left their nets and followed […]

January 2019 Theme: Resources for the Kingdom & Re-purposing Wineskins

Welcome to 2019! With a new year comes new vision. This is the year we revamp things at Wineskins and we want to let you in on our vision for these changes. We are expanding beyond providing articles (which we will always do) to something larger. The goal is to make this a site that […]