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The New City Centre for Urban Discipleship & Mission is designed to help you understand what it means to follow Jesus in the midst of an urban centre like Calgary.

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Here are some of our previous seminars....

"Christians & Pop Culture"
"Conversations About The Things That Matter Most"  
"How Should We Think About Abortion?" 
"The Transgender Issue: Unchanging Truths in Transitioning Times"
"How Long, O Lord: The Problem of Pain & Suffering" (John Ferguson and Bryan Clarke)
"Pursuing Justice in the City"
"Intro to Biblical Counseling: How People Change"
"How to Study the Bible"
"Understanding Barriers to Faith of Skeptical Postmoderns"
"Proclaim: Joining God in the Unstoppable Spread of the Gospel"
"Premise: The Problem of Evil"
"Premise: Morality--Can We Be Good Without God?"
"Premise: Existential Realities in a Postmodern World"

Recent Talks

The Mothers of Jesus: Ruth - Ruth 3:1-18, 4:18-22
The Mothers of Jesus
December 9, 2018

The story of Ruth invites us to see how God was advancing his rescue plan for the world through a refugee woman and landowner in Bethlehem.

The Mothers of Jesus: Rahab - Joshua 2:1-24, 6:21-25
The Mothers of Jesus
December 2, 2018

We tend to either vilify or sanctify people - Rahab is no exception. Let's see her as she is while focusing on Jesus, her descendant.

The Gospel and Shame - Galatians 4:21-31
Set Free
November 18, 2018

Paul uses the story of a domestic dispute to show the Galatians (& us) how we try to cover our own shame rather than let Jesus do it for us.