Archive for the ‘Evangelicals (Protestant)’ Category
On the corner of Ralph Avenue & Pacific Street, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, sits a wide brick building. A sign above it reads “Mount Sion Baptist Church” in bold black lettering. To the left of the door is a humbler paper sign, written in marker: “Looking for few good MEN, inquire within.”
A global evangelical gathering wants churches to shift the focus from power politics to community organizing.
Bulldozers uprooted congregations, 5000+ people. A Journey Retro
The rise of the “Los Sures” churches
Sunday school missionaries were the church planters & community developers of the 19th Century.
The state holiday originated as a way to honor the Sabbath school movement.
Evangelicals in Williamsburg and Greenpoint 1900-1916
The similarities between public interests today and the evangelicals in yesteryear in Williamsburg and Greenpoint have become striking in the last few years.
The success of the fight against slavery rested upon the creation of local abolitionist cultures and organizations. Elite cosmopolitans seldom win alone.
The faith-flavored identity of New York City was decided on the frontiers of social controversy in religious places like the evangelical Protestant churches of Williamsburg and Greenpoint. Part 5 of A Journey through Williamsburg-Greenpoint religions.