I AM: The Good Shepherd (Part 1)

40 min


In an era where we’re skeptical of all forms of leadership, we end up being led anyway. We distance ourselves from the institution of church and the political system, yet culture and digital media are infiltrating our minds. In this message, we explore Jesus’s claim that he is the “good shepherd” and why he is the ONLY one qualified to be leading our lives.

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I AM is a multi-part series from Church of the City NY that explores the claims Jesus made about himself.

I AM | Part 7

Learn how Jesus is the only true vine and source of power for our lives that produces lasting fruit.

I AM | Part 6

Dive deeper into Jesus' claim in John 13, in which he says he is the way, the truth and the life.

I AM | Part 5

Explore John 10:9-10, in which Jesus claims to be the way to the Father and the way to life.

I AM | Part 4

Sharing our faith nowadays can be overwhelming. Learn 7 different evangelism styles that we can use.

I AM | Part 2

While we gravitate towards darkness, Jesus shines a light on our most hidden places to bring healing.

I AM | Part 1

Jesus is the only one who fulfills our deepest desires of being known, valued and included.


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About this Pastor & Church

Jon Tyson is lead pastor at Church of the City NYC, a diverse community, with an ambition to see the fame and deeds of God renewed in our time, and to practice a powerful faith that brings renewal to our relationships, workplaces, and neighborhoods.

Located In: New York City

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