Father, we lift up the children of New York City, YOUR children, that we are given the gift of stewarding. We ask for the provision of homes and neighborhoods and schools where children can flourish and experience peace and health.
Children & Youth
How is Christian hospitality different from Southern hospitality? Where do we start the work of reconciliation? What does Paul teach us about ethnic arrogance? Articles, talks, & resources that speak to these questions and more here.
It's a new year, but we're back again this month with our round-up of articles, podcasts, and videos that have us thinking lately—including a talk on the gentrification of Christianity, an interactive city map of student homelessness, and an article on the hurdles to school desegregation.
Staten Island, known as the “forgotten borough,” is actually the wealthiest of the five boroughs, boasting the highest median household income. Last year, it also had the highest rate of overdose deaths in the city, at 31.8 per 100,000 adults. Learn more about the community and how you can pray.
It has been breathtaking to experience Jesus’ heart for West Brighton, a broken and forgotten corner of the “forgotten borough,” and the strength and beauty of our neighbors who loved and served this community long before we arrived.
When Tommy Pan came to New York City three years ago, he started mentoring at Shiloh NYC, one of our affiliates. We asked him to share why he’s been so committed as a mentor there—what makes it worthwhile to him and what he’s learned. Here's what he told us.
We asked Thrive Collective founder, Jeremy Del Rio, to tell us a little about how Thrive came to be, why art, and what kind of impact they’re making—and hoping to make—on the city. Join us in welcoming Thrive as our newest affiliate!