It’s good to be home. My summer travels have taken me to North Carolina for a preaching gig, to Minnesota for study and family time, and to Atlanta for the funeral of a dear friend. After all the miles, it feels downright comforting to be buffeted by the rhythms of Manhattan. It’s good to be […]
Entries Tagged as 'community'
September 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Faith and the City
January 19th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Faith and the City
In the 1920’s, my father’s parents (Beatrice and Edgar) emigrated from Scotland to the United States. Passing through Ellis Island, they moved into an apartment at 94-13 Jamaica Avenue in Queens. My grandfather was a journeyman carpenter who plied his trade in the New York shipyards. My grandmother was a clerk at Bloomingdales. Together they […]