It's no secret that in New York during the last 30 years there has been a tragic exodus from the churches into materialism, secularism and humanism.
My father had a dairy farm. He employed three black families and one white family, and I used to play with black children.
The wonderful news is that our Lord is a God of mercy, and He responds to repentance.
One of the things I miss most is that I can no longer read, due to age-related macular degeneration. I get regular injections for this, and thankfully these seem to have arrested its progress, but it's still very difficult for me to read. That means it is hard for me to pick up my Bible and read it like I used to, and I miss that very much.