People and communities thrive when they are experiencing a sense of love, well-being, creative expression, safety and unity. A neighborhood mural in East Harlem describes what the human heart longs for: “unity is the condition of being united with a single whole”. This longing is a reflection of the image and nature of God which He has endowed upon all humankind.
I live on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, which is known to be one of the most politically liberal areas in New York and the U.S.
I haven’t been this proud to be a part of the church in 15 years.
Last week, Redeemer City to City’s CEO, Steve Shackelford, released a statement acknowledging the several ways our organization has failed to live up our own best ideals of diversity, trans-denominational unity, and the importance of mercy and justice in ministry.
The Global Faith & Work Initiative, a ministry of Redemer City to City, is committed to helping pastors and ministry leaders equip their people to do God’s work in the world. Their resource page is frequently updated with resources for work disruption related to COVID-19. Below is an excerpt from this page. COVID-19 Work Disruption […]
Week by week, many pastors pour heart, soul, and tireless work into crafting a compelling Sunday service.
The following excerpt is from Neil Powell and John James’ new book, Together for the City, a groundbreaking story of a group of churches who decided to work together to reach their city like never before.
In New York City, summer is a time when our communities are bustling with activity.
When I was in Seoul for the first time last year, I witnessed what may be the biggest challenge of reaching the next generation. There, many people recognized that the Korean church was starting to shrink, despite the fact that it had grown faster than the country’s population for about 70 years. Everybody was concerned […]
Edwin Colon is the senior pastor of the Recovery House of Worship in Brooklyn, which has planted five churches across the United States and will soon launch a ministry in London.