Charity | A century ago, famed journalist Ray Stannard Baker was struck by the testimony of a former "drunken wretch" whose life was transformed when he stumbled into the McAuley Mission in New York City and came to believe "that Jesus Christ had the power to save
by Adam Kail
Posted 11/29/08, 12:00 am
NEW YORK CITY-Many New Yorkers walk past 90 Lafayette Street in downtown Manhattan without knowing they are walking past the New York City Rescue Mission. The three-story yellow-beige brick building is unimpressive. A vertical sign above the entryway reads "New York City" in small, washed-out letters, and "Rescue Mission" in a faded font.