Creating Connection for Immigrant Families in Queens

“We don’t live in a religious desert. But it is a church desert.” When Larry and his wife Lindsey moved to Western Queens, there were about 30 mosques and temples in the neighborhood and barely any churches.

Practicing the Art of Presence in Woodside, Queens

“We don’t live in a religious desert. But it is a church desert.” When Larry and his wife Lindsey moved to Western Queens, there were about 30 mosques and temples in the neighborhood and barely any churches.

A New Church in Yonkers

Before I did a residency at a church in Harlem and started getting involved at CTC, I would have thought starting a church was about getting people to lead a service and hoping people would come. But now I see this is just 10% of church planting.”

God’s Heart for New York City

The call to start a church is unique. And in a city like New York, it is a calling that requires much risk, discomfort, and faith.

God loves cities. And in New York, we’d like to think our city is no different.

A Neighbor for Chelsea

“I didn’t think I had the gifts to start a church, but at the same time I was thinking – Why not me?”

Engaging Polarization, An Evening with Justin Giboney

On February 2nd, pastors and lay leaders gathered for a conversation with Justin Giboney, President and Co-Founder of the AND Campaign for a talk on Rethinking Mission: Engaging Polarization. An attorney and political strategist, Giboney and other leaders at the AND Campaign have become a resource and hub for Christians engaging in politics and advocacy during a time of polarization in our country.

Resources for Churches Addressing Racial Justice

Last week, Redeemer City to City’s CEO, Steve Shackelford, released a statement acknowledging the several ways our organization has failed to live up our own best ideals of diversity, trans-denominational unity, and the importance of mercy and justice in ministry.

Resources for Work Disruption Related to COVID-19

The Global Faith & Work Initiative, a ministry of Redemer City to City, is committed to helping pastors and ministry leaders equip their people to do God’s work in the world. Their resource page is frequently updated with resources for work disruption related to COVID-19. Below is an excerpt from this page. COVID-19 Work Disruption […]

Rethinking the Chessboard

Week by week, many pastors pour heart, soul, and tireless work into crafting a compelling Sunday service.