APRIL 7-10, 2016
RIDGECREST CONFERENCE CENTER
Speakers and Anglican leaders from around the world and missionaries from many agencies are coming to New Wineskins 2016 to inspire and equip clergy, lay leaders, youth ministers, mission mobilizers, potential missionaries, and entire congregations to fulfill our Lord’s Great Commission to make disciples of all nations.
GOD AT WORK AMONG THE NATIONSFred Markert
, director of YWAM’s Network for Strategic Initiatives, is the 2016 keynote speaker Thursday evening, focusing on the seven most strategic areas in our world today—China, Iran, Europe, Central Asia, the Sahel of Africa, the Himalayan region, and the Middle East.
GOD'S HEART FOR THE POOR,THE PERSECUTED, AND THE POWERLESS
On Friday morning Bp. Grant & Dr. Wendy LeMarquand
will speak on hope amid poverty, powerlessness, and persecution. As Area Bishop of the Horn of Africa and a medical doctor, they are training pastors for 83 churches, teaching basic health care, and reaching out to unreached people groups and to 350,000 refugees.
REACHING MUSLIMS IN NORTH AMERICAThe Rev. Fouad Masri
, born and raised in the war zone of Beirut, founded the Crescent Project to help North Americans reach out to the seven million Muslims here. His winsome stories and practical insights will again help congregations overcome fear with love and be equipped to share Jesus with our Muslim neighbors.
GOD'S HEART FOR THE YOUNG AND FOR JUSTICEGuy and Summer Benton
will be speaking on their ministry with youth and human trafficking prevention in Cambodia.
OPEN DOORS TO SOUTH EAST ASIAThe Rt. Rev. Rennis Ponniah
leads the Diocese of Singapore, which is requesting English teachers, clergy, and others to come help reach nearly 475,000,000 Hindus, Buddhists, and Muslims in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam with the good news of Jesus.
MAKING DISCIPLES OF ALL NATIONS
The Rt. Rev. Dr. Felix Orji, originally from Nigeria, now Diocesan Bishop of the CANA Diocese of the West, will preach the closing sermon on making disciples of all nations. Dr. Orji is passionate about making disciples who are disciple-makers themselves.
CELEBRATING HOLY COMMUNION
The Most Rev. Dr. Tito Zavala
, Archbishop of the Province of South America and Bishop of Chile, will be the Celebrant at the Closing Eucharist on Sunday morning. He is also leading a workshop on Making the Great Commission a Reality in the Parish.
BIBLE STUDIES, MISSIONARY TESTIMONIES
The Rt. Rev. Ken Clarke will again be leading the daily Bible studies. A former missionary in Chile, he directs SAMS-Ireland, and is a gifted Bible teacher. Missionary testimonies will give us a glimpse of how God is at work in the world today.
WORSHIPJosh Moyer and friends
will lead worship using a blend of traditional, contemporary, and ethnic music. Josh is a lawyer and musician, leads worship at Jonah's Call, and led worship at Jubilee 2015 in Pittsburgh.