January 29, 2020
Don’t Walk By is an annual outreach that’s organized by the Rescue Alliance, a collaboration of faith-based organizations working together to restore the wellbeing of men, women, and children in New York City who are experiencing homelessness. Every Saturday in February, during one of the coldest
January 15, 2020
“Stop complaining. It can always be worse.” "You’re not as bad off as the next guy.” “Suck it up, you’re being too sensitive.” These phrases take up space in our ear and lead us down a rugged, desolate road. Searching for respite from our solitude, we grasp onto them as truths, when they are
January 13, 2020
The weather changed. One day it was 50 degrees and the next it was 26. I’m no mathematician, but I believe that’s a 24 degree drop. 24 degrees in 24 hours. In my family, it meant jumping from sweatshirts to heavy jackets. We went down to the basement and rummaged through bins of storage until we
January 06, 2020
Since 2004, we've partnered with New York City Relief, a mobile bus outreach that serves our homeless neighbors at seven locations throughout New York City (and even two locations in New Jersey). Each week, New York City Relief organizes eight outreaches, making sure their bus is parked outside
January 03, 2020
I was young and eager to help, and foolish. I signed up to join a small team of Christian men to serve at a men’s shelter in the Bronx because I thought that I could offer something. It was the early 1990s and my twenty-something heart hungered to care for guys who had a difficult life, had