Archive for the ‘Manhattan’ Category
Making the comfortable, uncomfortable, and the comfortable, uncomfortable
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s appearance at Billy Graham’s 1957 evangelistic crusade in NYC infuriated segregationists.
The deepest life comes when your arms are around the poor at a moment of need. That is why organizations like The Bowery Mission is the address for the true meaning of New York City: a city of the deeper life; the more compassionate life; a city in which the least of us counts even […]
This exclusive broadcast of the Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra honors the men & women killed or injured in the Metro North derailment in 2013. Donna Smith, a volunteer fire chaplain, was on her way to hear The Messiah. Jim Lovell was on his way to help with setting up the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. Also killed was Kisook Ahn, a nurse, and James M. Ferrari. More than 60 were injured.
Handel’s Messiah Part 3, 53. Worthy is the Lamb by The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra
“Blessing and honour, glory and power be unto Him that sits upon the throne, and to the Lamb forever and ever. Amen!”
“Death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is thy sting?” I Corinithians 15:54-57.
Handel found the perfect pitch for a financial crisis in The Book of Revelation with its message that “the Kingdom of this world” will at a moment in time become “the Kingdom of our Lord, forever and ever.”
Handel’s Messiah Part 2, 38. “Glad tidings of good things” by The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra
“How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace…” Romans 10:15
Handel’s Messiah, Part 2, 30. Behold, the sorrow! by The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir and Chamber Orchestra
“Behold and see if there be any sorrow like unto his sorrow.” Lamentations 1:12