This month, learn step-by-step about what it's like to be homeless in NYC, hear from Bryan Stevenson about the problems with mass incarceration in America, gain perspective on the history of the Rikers Island jail complex, and more.
I've worked with men and women living on the streets for seven years now. In that time, I've talked with countless people struggling with homelessness and addiction—and I've come to know God more fully as a result of those relationships. Here are five things I've learned in the past seven years.
When my family first moved to Park Slope, we were very aware of the blessing and beauty of this neighborhood, but I was sadly ignorant of the history, strife, and divisions that lay just under the surface. Now, 10 years into living in this neighborhood that has become our home, I am learning to see
Over the past year, God has reminded me through Ephesians 2:6 that I am seated with Christ. The work is done! I have a seat at his table…along with those he placed in my life to love. It is no longer a burden to serve on Sundays—it is a part of our family life that has brought us closer together.
This Black History Month, the content we’ve curated in our Monthly Mercy & Justice Round-Up focuses on the topic of race in America. We hope you’ll read, listen, share, learn, and grow to love others better alongside us.