• Graffiti Update–Reality Sinking in on the Street

    The signs are starting to come up on the fence of the park here in New York City. It is going to be a long haul. It’s a marathon, not a

  • A mirror with the following message: For all those who have died during COVID-19, you are not alone. We all reflect your spirits.

    Graffiti News from an Epicenter City

    Different City.  Last night I walked through our park in NYC. I had never seen it completely empty. Ever. A solitary police car was patrolling the pavement, flashing its lights. I prepared to tell them

  • New York City Skyline

    A New Kind of Church in New York City!

    It’s a new day and a new way to do things in New York City. It’s easy to say “shelter in place,” but what if you don’t have a shelter? It’s

  • man holding a Bible

    It’s Not My Movie

    Dear Friends: You will see a picture of Jose from Wednesday. Jose has had a turn-around in his life and has become a great encourager of others on the street.

  • graffiti depicting arrows, spray painted on a wall

    Most Giving Is Really a Trade

    I heard someone say this last week—”Most giving is really a trade.” I keep thinking about it. How much of love is really a trade? When someone sings, “I can’t

  • red heart

    A Wise Heart

    “A wise heart knows the right time and way.” Ecclesiastes 8:5 Proverbs and Ecclesiastes in the Bible talk a lot about knowledge and understanding and wisdom. There are things we

  • graffiti of a crocodile

    The Devil’s Turf

    However we express it, we all know deep down that there are some things in life that we will need to resist.  We have a fight of faith in life, not a

  • Graffiti art street mural of people shopping and eating.

    Serve the Unserved—Eat with Someone

    “Bum.” To be honest, that is what I thought when I first saw him. Nothing new here. His long beard was matted and dirty. His clothes were worn. He smelled

  • graffiti artwork of toilets by matlakas

    Meet the Need First–Cleaning a Toilet

    They didn’t know what to do. They were in a neighborhood new to them, and they wanted to reach out to their neighbors. Many of these neighbors were from different

  • De la Vega street art that reads Be Mindful Even If Your Mind Is Full

    Mindfulness

    Think how our own consciousness has changed. Over thousands of years, we processed our world in a certain way. A hundred and fifty years ago, telephones, radio, and movies didn’t