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Sarah was at the very first feed 500. Where is she now? 1930589_632326156159_1393_n

In September 2008 we took this photo. It was the very first Feed 500 at Manhattan Bible Church! Sarah Ngu, a freshman at Columbia was in the audience. Her story epitomizes what we hope for every Feed 500 attendee. You can meet her and other great NYCUP Alumni at Feed 500 on September 20th! Click [...]

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NYCUP is BACK @ Chipotle on September 20! Chipotle Photo

So, after Feed 500, you’re going to be hungry. So, why not grab Chipotle!   We are taking over 2 Chipotles on September 20th and you’re invited to come, eat and support our work to fight exploitation of the people and exploitation of the planet. Catch us at the following locations:   55 East 8TH [...]

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100 Hygiene Kits Donated to Feed 500! IMG_6058

Thanks to Fred Tessier and CSI globalVCard for packing and donating 100 hygiene kits for Feed 500.   Make sure to bring your backpacks filled with food, some friends and a heart ready to serve on September 20th to Feed 500. Click here for more information and to RSVP!

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We Are the “City That Never Sleeps” and That’s a Problem. Jonathan-at-protest-530x353

Sabbath is a commandment not a suggestion; but most of us treat rest as a side dish to our lives instead of an essential, integrated part of it. So instead of sleeping we choose coffee, red bull, Adderall, Molly or whatever upper will keep us up through whatever thing we “have to do”.   Three [...]

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What if God Heals Your Friend 5826332111_172cda9684_b

  What if we lived like what Jesus said was true? Seriously, what if we stood, stepped, sat and slept in that reality? Maybe we would have more stories like this.   “I wanted to share this incredible story of healing that I heard this week.  A major way that we explain the prophetic is [...]

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There Are Two Groups of People in Ferguson IMG_0779

I heard about Michael Brown on Facebook. I went to and began to read. Then I went to Twitter to get the latest and I went from vacation to anger in LTE speed on my iPhone. My mind immediately went to Eric Garner, Trayvon, Amadou and my own experiences as a black male in [...]

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Three Ways to Engage With Ferguson Ferguson

    (Photo Credit: JOE RAEDLE/GETTY IMAGES)   The events in Ferguson over the past week have left many of us outraged, confused, shocked and unsure or how to act.  What should we do? What should we say? Please click here to read an article that offers three biblical ways to engage with the situation [...]

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NEWSFLASH: Jonathan Walton featured in ReWrite Magazine! 1399268_10100805299210864_1894674377_o

…“It’s impossible to change the world without having been transformed by the love of God,” Jonathan says. “You can change it. You can make the oppressed the oppressor, but you won’t actually bring peace. I am unashamed to say that people who don’t follow Jesus are not going to transform the world. They will change [...]

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