Archive for the ‘Brooklyn’ Category
The Pepper Street gang created an epidemic of petty theft and malicious mischief. The members weren’t serious gangbangers like those in south Los Angeles today. Rather, they were a bunch of kids hanging together and getting in trouble. But to the store owners who were the targets of their small thefts, the car owners [...]
Church and faith were central to Jackie Robinson’s success.
The photographer Cornell Capa died nearly five years ago in New York City on May 23, 2008. Capa valued his religious heritage and photographing religion.
Pomegranate looks like any island of upscale consumerism, but deep down it is based on a countercultural understanding of how life should work.
A demon says it will inhabit a young woman, take her soul, and kill her children.
A pair of blood shot, hazy eyes stared coldly at Apostle Pauline McKnight. Pacing back and forth, McKnight prayed.
A vibrant hive of young, mostly female missionaries, at St. Michael-St. Edward Church in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Best of the Web feature.
Our NYC Dream mini-series starts today. Coming up: Dreams in an African American church; and The Power of Dreams in the Bible!
The good will of faith-based groups on Bedford Avenue radiates into the side streets like rays of sunshine. Sometimes, we are surprised by where we see their lights.