The Journey With Keith

As he walked out of the darkened drug house next door and approached the place at the gate where I was standing two things, his vitality and the intense energy in his eyes, struck me. My heart seemed suddenly to match the pounding base and rhythms of our BEATS open mic taking place inside. This is what I had been praying for, one of the main reasons we were holding this event right next door to a known drug den. Soon the young man and I were engaged in friendly banter as he quickly pushed to the point. “Can I come in and get up there?” he asked.

Walking the Grove

Walking with my neighbors on their life journey is my greatest joy and privilege. It is also my greatest pain and sorrow. In joining them on their journey, theirs becomes mine and mine theirs. Somewhere along the way we go from being neighbors, to friends, to family.

It caused great pain to watch our neighbors put in jail, taking both mother and father from four beautiful boys. But it is with great joy that we celebrated the miracle of our sister’s release from jail, now filled with Light and Life that she is pouring into those same boys.

2012 Miami Apprenticeship - 1 Year

Dates: 
16 January, 2012 - 15 January, 2013
Application Due Date: 
15 November, 2011

The Urban Resurrection team is located in the West Coconut Grove neighborhood which is primarily made up of Bahamian, Jamaican, African American and assorted other Caribbean people groups. U Rez has a incarnational lifestyle and assumes a relational posture toward evangelism, discipleship and leadership development. The apprentice will aid the team leaders in developing a solid discipleship ministry focusing on Biblical manhood and growing young men into maturity leading them from the the captivity of drug, alcohol, and sexual abuse into freedom in Christ.

Earthquake in Haiti: Empowering Leaders in Crisis


This is the story about how InnerCHANGE Miami and Communitas in New Orleans played a vital role in providing much needed disaster relief after the earthquake in Haiti.

"Where Are The Men?"

He’s one of those boys with a gentle, sweet smile / That makes you look twice / Here on the streets, you notice what’s nice / See, out here you get picked on if you’re not a little mean / So, he walks the line in between / Stepping from scene to scene / Just wanting to be seen / One day hopping fences with the gang / Another day dropping the game / Looking for respectable gain / But who does he have to show him how? / All these grown kids just sitting around / Having somehow missed the right of passage / From boyhood to manhood / Now lacking the tools to pass on what they should