Archive for October, 2011
On Saturday, October 29, 2,000+ young people will prayer walk theÂ streets of Manhattan with t-shirts that proclaim: â€œGod Belongs in My City.â€ At the same time, thousands of other young people will be entering their seventh week encamped at Liberty Square in Manhattanâ€™s Financial District under the banner Occupy Wall Street. Their cry for economic [...]
20/20 Vision for Schools practices what they preach, building a “resume of trust” with the New York City Department of Education by serving schools in meaningful ways. Today the DOE featured the “Welcome to PS 102″ mural documentary on its website homepage. Watch the documentary on DOE’s website here.
One of the greatest joys attached to my eclectic work life is the life-giving relationships forged with hundreds of dedicated youth workers throughout the metro New York area. Today, I rejoice with Daniel Sanabria and Jack Redmond, two local champions whose book God Belongs in My City releases today. Full disclosure: I have been privileged [...]
Yesterday, family crowded mom and dad’s apartment to celebrate my 37th birthday. Â My favorite birthday tradition is preparing a gourmet feast. Â Here’s this year’s menu: Heirloom tomato salad with an olive medley and fresh mozzarella Whole wheat penne with basil pesto or chicken meatballs Roasted vegetables including yellow and red beets; portobello mushrooms; white, green, [...]
Opportunity often presents itself when we least expect it. Like when I got a call on August 25 from TBN asking if I would guest host a special tenth anniversary of 9/11, 90-minute television talk show. Uh, sure. Sounds like fun. Does it matter that I’ve never hosted a talk show before? OK, so I [...]