Archive for September, 2013

Sep-11-2013

Least Last Lost

Recently I gave a message at Church at the Gateway in Staten Island titled “Least Last Lost.” Unfortunately, it’s human nature for us to stereotype and separate ourselves from others. Jesus conquered that great divide between the haves and the have nots. He became poor so that we could become rich.

Here is a video of that message. I hope you enjoy it and that God speaks to you through it.

At the conclusion of the video is a song I wrote called “Least Last Lost”. Here are the lyrics to the song and here is a link to a free mp3 for you to download.

Least, Last, Lost
by Juan Galloway

You love the least
You love the last
You love the lost
You love me

(Repeat)

Ya da da da da
Ya da da da da
Ya da da da da
(repeat)

You didn’t come for the healthy
You came for me
You didn’t come for the righteous
You came for me

For the sick and the sinful
You came for me
For the failed and the fickle

You came for me
You came for me
You came for me
You came for me
(repeat)

Chorus

For the harassed and helpless
You came for me
Like a sheep without a shepherd
You came for me
And took me under your wing
You came for me
Now I can sing
You came for me

I’ll cast my cares on You
You care for me
All my fear and anger
You care for me
I’ll take your yoke that’s easy
You care for me
I’ll trust your grace completely

You care for me
You care for me
You care for me
You care for me
(repeat)

Chorus


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Sep-6-2013

Summer Stories from the STREETS

Summers are a busy time of the year for us at New York City Relief and we have teams from all over America coming to stay at our base and work on the streets with us. Here are a few stories from this summer:

Marcus is homeless in Newark. I met him during a special nighttime outreach on The Relief Bus. Marcus gave his life to Jesus that night for the first time. We gave him a Bible and information on getting him into a discipleship/rehab. He wants to get his life together to be a good dad to his 12-year-old daughter.


 


 


 


 

That same night in Newark, Will came desperate and hungry. He is homeless and addicted to heroin but ready to turn his life around. He cried as we prayed together and he rededicated his life to Christ. We connected him to a detox program. He is trusting God for a miracle. He was SO thankful for the help.


 


 


 


 

This man came to The Relief Bus not just for soup or bread but for peace, rest and protection. He laid his weary body down on the ground right in front of the bus and slept. He was in a safe place where people watched over him. I took a moment to ask him if he felt all right and if we could help him in any way. He said he was alright, but allowed me to say a prayer for him.


 


 


 


 


 


 

Carmen and Jose came to The Relief Bus 20 years ago homeless and needing help. Staff and volunteers pitched in money so that the two could afford to pay for their marriage license. After getting married, they continued to come to the bus for prayer and friendship. They live in a shelter. Carmen was diagnosed with terminal cancer, but she was holding onto God and putting her faith in his plan. She asked if Outreach Team Leader Yaz Bellihomji and his wife Edna would baptize her and Jose. Here she is getting baptized at our staff pool party this summer. It was a precious moment I won’t soon forget.

To partner with the Galloway family in our work with the homeless go to www.give-relief.org and write “Juan & Tracy” in the designation field. Thank you!

Entering The Heart Of The Homeless,

Juan Galloway
President

(800) 736-2773 x14
www.newyorkcityrelief.org
juan@newyorkcityrelief.org


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Sep-4-2013

My Favorite Preacher

Here is a video of my favorite preacher (my wife Tracy) giving a knock out message. The girl can preach!

Here is a video of my favorite preacher (my wife Tracy) giving a knock out message. The girl can preach!

Over 20 people gave their lives to Christ after hearing this message. Way to go Reverend! Anyone interested in having her speak at a service or event? Just let her manager/booking agent (me) know: juan@newyorkcityrelief.org


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