Taking the liberty of narrowing my assigned topic to “why churches in one denomination should work together to advance wider kingdom initiatives,” I offer brief thoughts from a local church pastor perspective.
In 1857 there were 30,000 men idle in the streets of New York. Drunkenness was rampant. The nation was divided over the issue of slavery. In the context of these economic, moral, and political crises God raised up businessman Jeremiah Lanphier.
As we enter September I am so excited to see the groundswell of momentum across the metropolitan NYC area. Pastors are committed to praying with each other, building relationship and trust. Non-profit leaders are working together…
In July 2019, we finished our first surveys for the 10 Zip Codes Initiative! Over 80 organizations in Washington Heights and East New York responded, helping us track the measurable impact of the church in these two communities.