About the Author
Taylor Field is anything but ordinary. For the last 25 years he has served as the pastor director of Graffiti Community Ministries in New York City where he has been recognized for his church and community ministry. A recipient of the Clovis Brantley Award by the North American Mission Board, Graffiti Community Ministries, ministering to more than 10,000 people a year, serves and empowers children, youth, and adults on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Recognized as an author for substantive content, his book Mercy Streets was recognized as Best Outreach Resources in Testimony/Biography by Outreach magazine and his book Squat received an Honorable Mention, ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year. In 2013, he was awarded Wake Forest University’s Pro Humanitate award. He works together with his wife, Susan Field. Taylor has a PhD from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary where he received the Alumni Achievement Award and an MDiv from Princeton Seminary. He has two married children who are both working in ministry in New York City.
What started out as a storefront, Graffiti Community Ministries has four separate Graffiti centers and is currently working on a fifth. Over the course of the last 10 years, the ministry has assisted in some way in helping start more than 20 new churches.