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The rise of the “Los Sures” churches
If you want to give a quirky, intriguing present to people who love urban sleuthing, this is it.
Want something to do Saturday? SEIS DEL SUR Dispatches from home by six Bronx Boricua photographers – Bronx Documentary Center
4pm Saturday Bronx Documentary Center, 614 Courtland Avenue and 151st St. 20 minutes by 2/5 train to Third Ave and 149th Street. By car: parking next door.
Imagine a city run by Preacher’s Kids (PKs). Some might still attend church in their adult years or even have ministries of their own. They would likely have relatives who also grew up as PKs. Some would have taken the sense of a spiritual calling into other fields like journalism, teaching, nursing and medicine. Some [...]
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.”
For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning. – T.S. Eliot, “Little Gidding” Last year on a sunny September day, I recall entering the Love, Power, and Grace Church on what seemed like a once busy, but [...]