September 1, 1989 September 1, 1989 in Brooklyn, NY – a tragedy that I trusted was a tipping point. It was the day before my 21st birthday, and I was mad as hell. The movie of the year for me was Do The Right Thing, by Spike Lee. The song regularly playing on my Walkman...Continue Reading
Rev. Dr. Irwyn Ince serves as a pastor at Grace DC Presbyterian Church and director of the Grace DC Institute for Cross-Cultural Mission. Pastor Ince is a graduate of City College of NY (B.E.E.E, 1995), Reformed Theological Seminary (M.A.R., 2006), and Covenant Theological Seminary (D.Min., 2016). In January 2006 he began full time ministry at Mount Zion Covenant Church (PCA) in Bowie, MD. In January 2007 Mount Zion merged with New Town Church in Columbia to plant City of Hope Presbyterian Church, where he served as Senior Pastor from 2007-2017. He and his wife, Kim, have been married 27 years, and have four children. In addition to his passion for his family and for ministry, he is passionate about coffee and CrossFit. He is the author of the forthcoming book The Beautiful Community: Unity, Diversity, and the Church at Its Best (2020). He has contributed to the books Heal Us Emmanuel: A Call for Racial Reconciliation, Representation, and Unity in the Church, and All Are Welcome: Toward a Multi-Everything Church.