By Mike Bussey Since its founding in 1878 and the subsequent opening of the landmark building in 1933, the Jerusalem International YMCA (JIY) has been unrelenting in its mission to bring peace to the land and glory to God. It’s a commitment that has brought to Jerusalem’s diverse and historically contentious communities peaceful coexistence and […]
Community is not a talent show in which we dazzle the world with our combined gifts. Community is the place where our shared poverty is acknowledged and accepted, not as something we have to learn to cope with as best as we can but as a true source of new life.
— Henri Nouwen