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Depression is Real & the Church is Here for You

There’s a real struggle around us. Stories emerge daily about friends and family who are in the middle of a battle with depression. So intense are these battles that, to those in the midst of the struggle, all that can be seen is darkness. It’s important to me that you hear an active voice speaking into these very real situations, not just from the public and the professional community, but also from the local church.…

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Looking to Jesus One Day at a Time

This sermon was delivered by Pastor Joel Littlefield at New City Church, Bath, ME on March 11, 2018. ________________________________ “Give us this day our daily bread.” Every word in this little sentence carries meaning for us and we’re going to take it one piece at a time, looking with eyes towards Christ. GIVE Matthew 7:9  “Which one of you, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for…

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The Proof of Forgiveness

This sermon was delivered by Pastor Joel Littlefield at New City Church, Bath, ME on March 18, 2018. __________________________ First, I want to clarify the definitions of the two key components in this text, then we’ll address what Jesus is saying to us about it, and how this affects each of us today. First, what is forgiveness?  We can look at it two ways. To experience forgiveness is to be released from bondage or imprisonment. …

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Missionaries to Our City

If you have been gathering with us on Sundays and have wondered what’s next for you, if you’ve wondered how you can grow deeper with Jesus and with your church family, this is it. We believe that by regularly living in community with believers, making disciples and using our gifts and talents to serve our greater community, we will find the greatest fulfillment in life.

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Aren’t There Already Enough Churches?

  One of the most common questions a new church planter might hear is, “Aren’t there already enough churches in this town?” And because it’s important for me as a planter to know why I’m planting, and because those who are asking deserve a good answer, I’ve given it a lot of thought. Most cities and towns in America have numerous Churches, each differing in style, denominational affiliation, size and scope of mission. It’s no…

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Building the Core Team

“All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had.” Acts 4:32 A core team is the backbone of a Church plant. How that core team actually looks and takes shape is going to be different depending on several factors. The culture, the sending-church, the background and planting style of the Church-planter and his family will all play into…

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