2019 New Wineskins Grant Recipients Announced

ABC/WI News Release NO ONE PUTS NEW WINE INTO OLD WINESKINS; OTHERWISE, THE WINE WILL BURST THE SKINS, AND THE WINE IS LOST, AND SO ARE THE SKINS; BUT ONE PUTS NEW WINE INTO FRESH WINESKINS. MARK 2:22 The New Wineskins Grant Program is up and running!!  Throughout April and May the New Wineskins administrative […]

Day of Missional Innovation

SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH EVENT Keynote speaker:  We had a great launch event on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at ministry partner, the Milwaukee Christian Center. Guest speaker, Rebecca Anderson,  pastor of Gilead Church and Bethany United Church of Christ, both in Chicago, opened our morning, in proper story-teller style, about her experiences as a pastor of an […]

Introducing: New Wineskins -Grant Program

“NO ONE PUTS NEW WINE INTO OLD WINESKINS; OTHERWISE, THE WINE WILL BURST THE SKINS, AND THE WINE IS LOST, AND SO ARE THE SKINS; BUT ONE PUTS NEW WINE INTO FRESH WINESKINS.” MARK 2:22 The New Wineskins Grant Program seeks to nurture the birthing of new ministry initiatives within ABC/WI by planting seeds thru […]

August’18 Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article

Change…not [just] for change’s sake…but for the sake of the mission A word by Marie Onwubuariri, Regional Executive Minister “And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost, and so are the skins; but one puts new wine into fresh wineskins.”    Mark 2:22 […]

First Baptist Church of Eau Claire Celebrates Its Final Worship Service

The First Baptist Church of Eau Claire gathered for the last time as a formal church on Sunday, March 11, 2018.  The celebratory closing of the church started with a “singspiration” worship service in the morning and culminated with a combined 157th birthday/goodbye dinner in the evening. Like many churches across the USA, Eau Claire, […]