12 Things Kevin Ganiere Learned in New York City

By Kevin Ganiere
 
Recently we took a group of twenty-six students and six leaders from Student Life across the country to New York City. Here’s what I learned while we were there:
 
1.
    The city is crazy busy. 

2.
    Driving through the city in a van sharpens your driving skills.

3.
    Driving through the city stretches your imagination as to where vans can fit/park.

4.
    Driving through the city causes you to up your aggressive driving meter.

5.
    Taking 26 students on the subway is a challenge

6. Late night food vendors are very nice and their food is very good.

7.  Seeing students minister with boldness is inspiring.

8.
    Seeing students pray that that rain would stop and stepping out onto dry Harlem streets was awesome.

9.
    Praying for the lost and broken of NYC causes your heart to align with God’s.

10.
    Having kids called into ministry and given visions of what God is calling them to do on a trip is humbling.

11.
 Thinking that NYC was full of cabs and crazy people was correct but it also is filled with people who need God. 

12.
 Going on a missions trip changes your heart for people. 

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