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Kingdom Partnership

We have visited many homeless ministries over the years, but none like 2nd Chance. Pastor Kootama used to work on the Chrysler assembly line. He took the buy-out and used the money to begin a ministry to the homeless in Southwest Detroit. His approach was not to establish a place for them to sleep and…

God’s Seed Does Not Return Void

We have been tremendously blessed to see people in whom we sowed seeds of the Gospel more than 20 years ago in our early years in the Bronx. To know that God is still working in their lives is a HUGE blessing to us. His Word will never return void! Hector was one of the…

As Long as There Is Sin

As long as there is sin, there will be racism.  It does not matter what systems are in place or policies are changed. Racism does not come from government policy. It comes from the hearts of sinful men. Injustice is everywhere in the world. We here in America do not have ownership of injustice. If…

Urban Harvest and Covid-19

  Urban Harvest and Covid-19   As I have prayed over this Covid-19 crisis, one word continually comes to me. Opportunity. Those who have the Light of the world in their hearts are given an opportunity to shine that light perhaps like never before in our nation. As our neighbors walk in fear, we can…

Dr. Grassano Receives Prestigious Honor

The Spirit of Detroit Award  was presented by the City Council of Detroit to Dr. Tom Grassano, founder and executive director of Urban Harvest Ministries. The presentation reads: Spirit of Detroit Award is presented herewith as an expression of the gratitude and esteem of the citizens of Detroit to Dr. Tom Grassano in recognition of exceptional…

REPORT: Hope For The City 2017

Fall – 2017 By God’s Divine Plan…   Urban Harvest has been penetrating some of the darkest, most violent and most desperate communities of Detroit, reminiscent of Fort Apache (the South Bronx) when we began ministering there 25 years ago. We are still deeply engaged in outreach, so this report will be brief. Here are some…

A Lot Can Happen in 25 Years

Bronx, NYC: 1992 – 2017 Celebrating 25 Years! In 1992, the web browser was introduced. Email came to the forefront a year later. In 1996, the DVD began its journey to kill of the VHS tape. Then, as broadband cable lines began to appear in homes, Google and WiFi established their dominance. In 1992, the…

Hope For The City – 2016 Recap

Detroit: July 15 – July 29, 2016 Hope for the City We had an amazing outreach this past summer. God worked through the hearts and hands of His people in such loving ways that there are just too many stories to share. Here at Urban Harvest Ministries, we continue to be astounded at His provision…

Bringing Light to the Bronx

It has been nearly 25 years since we launched out by faith to the South Bronx. Our hearts were broken as we saw the children, youth and adults in that community living without hope and peace. The Spirit of the Lord compelled us to bring His hope to them, to love them with His unconditional…