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Posts by J-T

a better obedience

The issue of slavery and the Bible often comes up, particularly with the question why the Bible does not forbid slavery outright. It is clear there are limits and parameters placed on slavery as the law of Moses had plenty to say about slavery, which was primarily a poverty-alleviating solution that was intended to be…

the gospel has no elevator pitch

I was recently asked to comment on a newer method for engaging folk with the gospel. This particular method is a variation of several other methods including the Child Evangelism Fellowship “Wordless Book” that utilizes colors as talking points, Evangelism Explosion’s two diagnostic questions (If you were to die tonight where would you go? and…

Chili Cook-Off

On Friday, January 19, New City is hosting its annual(-ish) Chili Cook-Off. This Cook-Off is open to the community and is free to enter and, perhaps more importantly, free to eat a bowl of chili. Or twenty. Whether your chili is spicy, vegan, full of meat or beans, classic or white, or even has pineapple…

Christmas worship night

Join us on December 23, 2023 at 7:00PM for a night of Christmas worship. We’ll be singing carols together, reading Scripture, and will even have a kids’ story. This will be a quieter service but noisy kids are always welcome. Join us as we remember the birth of Jesus and the purpose of hiscoming.