“From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands. God did this so that they would seek him and find him through he is not far from any one of us.” Act 17:26-27
This bible verse is the driving force of the kind of perspective that I have as I take a look of New York, because the nations are here. I have interacted with people from India, Ecuador, Columbia, Mexico, and Dominican Republic on a daily basis. This has become my norm. It’s amazing to see how a state within the U.S. serves as a home to the nations!
By Erika Perez, University of Texas – Pan Am graduate. She is serving in New York this summer through Go Now Missions. Photos and thoughts from this post originally appeared her blog. You can follow her service as a People Group Outreach Associate within the Metropolitan New York Baptist Association here: http://eyperez.blogspot.com/.
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