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Penetrating the Darkness on our Knees

An increase in shootings in a two-block radius of the church. One resulting in the murder of one of our “lost boys” of Newark.  One occurring in the early evening when children are still outside playing all around. One resulting the in busted window of one of the church house’s window. Fights on the street. […]

22 Bullets Later…

I buried Daniel last Friday… He was 19 years old. He had a kid on the way… another kid who is going to grow up without his daddy in his life.  It’s been two weeks since he was murdered and I was hoping all the emotions would have faded by now but they haven’t. I’ve […]

From the Hood to Disneyland… What? An Iverson Update

Click here for full Newsletter This fall Danny Starts classes at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, FL.  We plan on being there for three years and coming back to Newark to plant more churches.  We will still be working for Safe Haven…. read on to learn more about this new season in our lives. What is going […]

A Cry for the FATHER

As I walked around the table talking to kids during summer camp I was amazed at the feeling of family I felt. There was so much joy in the room, such unity and order.  Our kids are changing for the better.  I am witnessing the amazing fruit of the Gospel seeds that have been planted […]

Stolen diamonds, Flying punches, and the Joy of God

As I slowly stood to my feet, jaw aching with pain, I didn’t know what to think.  Part of me felt so confused, a bit scared and doubtful, but another part of me felt alive with compassion and fresh love for the man hitting me.  I couldn’t believe this was actually happening and I couldn’t […]

Rebuild the Temple

Dear fellow supporters of the redemption in Newark. The sanctuary of Trinity Reformed Church has scaffolding lining the walls and is ready for insulation and sheet rock.  The rebuilding of this leaky 134 year old sanctuary has been a long time coming and now by God’s grace and the many volunteers who have come (and Paul Nulton) we have […]

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