PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 23:  Food is served at Broad Street Ministry (BSM) during their afternoon lunch for the homeless and those that are in financial distress on October 23, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. BSM serves thousands of free meals five days per week while also providing the homeless with a mail center, a clothes mending facility, counseling and medical screening.Philadelphia, one of the nations largest and most historic metropolitan areas, has become poorest big city in America. It also has the highest rate of deep poverty in America - those with incomes below half of the poverty line - of any of the nation's 10 most largest cities. While much of downtown Philadelphia is vibrant with exceptional restaurants, museums and nightlife, many areas immediately outside the center are mired in multi-generational deep poverty.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Last Night at BSM

August 28, 2016

Last night, Rev. Andy Greenhow took us back to the basics with a foundational text from Luke 14. He told the story of how BSM has been dedicated to extending radical hospitality outlined by Jesus in the Gospel of Luke. … Continue reading


Last Night at BSM

August 21, 2016

Last night, Rev. Andy Greenhow brought a word from Luke 13:10-17, where Jesus heals a woman on the sabbath. In this text, the people are amazed at this mighty act, and the religious leaders become indignant. Andy encouraged us to consider … Continue reading


Last Night at BSM

August 14, 2016

Last night, Rev. Sammie Evans preached from Mark 4:35-41. This text tells us of a time when Jesus and his disciples found themselves in a mighty storm. The disciples became very afraid and woke Jesus, who immediately calms the storm and reprimands … Continue reading

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Last Night at BSM

August 7, 2016

Last night, Rev. David Norse preached from  Isaiah 1:10-20. These words from the prophet stand in the face of the religious leaders of the time and are meant to inspire the people to turn away from self-importance and back to … Continue reading


Last Night at BSM

July 31, 2016

Last night Danny Nasry, a Seminary Field Education Student who has been working and learning at BSM for the past ten weeks, celebrated his last Sunday with us. He preached from Luke 12:13-21, and brought us a word about finding our … Continue reading


Last Night at BSM

July 25, 2016

Last night, Andy preached from Hosea 1:2-10, reminding us that though we are all too apt to quit on one another, God just doesn’t know how to quit us. In fact, even though God all but promises to quit us … Continue reading