Morristown church sells gas at 99 cents a gallon

A local church in Morristown teamed up with an Exxon gas station Sunday to offer drivers a chance to fill up for 99 cents a gallon.

"We're going to try to serve in a practical way and with gas prices spiking, what's a better way to serve people?" asked Tim Lucas, the lead pastor of Liquid Church in Morristown.

The church, a contemporary Christian congregation, shelled out nearly $15,000 to give drivers a break. Many drivers suspected there was a catch to the largesse. Lucas says there is none.

"We have no agenda - not trying to convert people. Not trying to make a political statement," he says. "We literally are trying to say whether you drive a beat up Honda or a showroom Hummer - God loves you."

Cash-strapped drivers waited as long as an hour and a half to receive the gas, but say it was time well spent.

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