Archive for the ‘9/11’ Category
1776 feet into glory! 1 World Trade Center mobile photo from Kosciuszko Bridge.
Victim 0001 was the Franciscan priest Mychal Judge, FDNY chaplain.
As a leading figure among NYC Muslims, Daisy Khan quickly made public her opposition to the NYPD strategy of covert surveillance of city Muslims. Trouble peace series Part 4.
Our NYC Dream mini-series starts today. Coming up: Dreams in an African American church; and The Power of Dreams in the Bible!
In every large tragedy New Yorkers’ religious faith has been a key element in the city’s perseverance and recovery. On June 14, 1904 the General Slocum sank in the East River while carrying down the whole congregation of St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church from the Lower East Side to a church picnic on Long Island. [...]
Pastors have their own brand of insider humor, just like doctors, lawyers, accountants and other skilled professionals. The same is true for the missionaries, researchers and pastors who plant churches. Thus, Ed Stetzer once heard a veteran missions professor tell the following bittersweet joke at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. It went [...]
New York catches most of the heat in August. We are connecting with Tony Carnes and his assistant Melissa Kimiadi at 9:00am at the Starbucks on 125th Street. Today’s plan is to visit a few Harlem streets to investigate the situation of religious sites.
This year, the anniversary of 9/11 falls on a Sunday, providing a unique opportunity to see how churches were affected by the event. Most of the 10th Anniversary attention to religion will be on the large ceremonies produced by the downtown Manhattan religious establishments or on churches with rosters ravaged by many 9/11 deaths. [...]
The churches near World Trade Towers in New York City were shaken but were able to give immediate sanctuary in “the Belly of the Beast.”