Keep Our Eyes on Jesus

Recently, another missionary and I went to a juvenile detention center in the South Bronx to lead a Bible study for any interested youth. Since it was the first time LAMP missionaries were serving there in a few years, we didn’t know how many attendees we would have. We were delighted when two young men […]

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Lyn: Her Heart Beating for the Poor

Celebrating the Life of Lyn, Part II The precarious language of nature settles in our small talk as leaves shrivel their colors and holiday decorations make their early debut in stores. Halloween costumes are saved for next year’s inspirations or discarded with little to no attachment. And as the Big Apple shines the spotlight on […]

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Choosing Life Means Choosing Joy

As we stood on the street counseling outside the Planned Parenthood, a woman approached who appeared to be in her 30’s. I’ll call her Tanya. I offered her a pregnancy resource pamphlet and she took it without as much as a glance toward me. She appeared sad and proceeded to enter the building. I continued […]

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One with the Holy Heartbeat of Jesus

Celebrating the Life of Lyn, Part I As the anniversary of her passing on to eternal life came closer (9.20.2018), the idea came to my mind to honor Lyn. In my months being a LAMP Missionary, although I never met her, I have come to know Lyn through her writings, audio recordings, videos, and her […]

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Everything is About Jesus

Sometimes time can feel as though it is drizzling down from an hourglass…in milliseconds.  So much to do–how will I ever get everything done? How can they all fit in my day? I am prone to fall into this thinking trap. No matter how much peace wafted in my prayerful morning, the air of anxiety […]

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Holy Saturday

It was a SaturdayA springtime Sabbath SaturdayWhen the stifling silenceMade it hard to breathe. The dear woman was aloneWith her thoughts and memoriesIn a new householdOne day old. In the quiet timeShe recited psalmsAnd sang hymns To keep her courage up. She stirred up the treasuresOf her heartAnd rememberedWhat He had told her. She believed […]

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I Call You Friends

Friendship is a theme that has been running through our ministry of late. As we gather together the start of each new week, we give glory to God by sharing how He has been working in each of our various ministries. Whether it’s a shelter for families, our food truck parked on the street, a […]

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