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Keith Haring, religious artist? Show at Brooklyn Museum.

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Friends say that Keith Haring went from Jesus freak to AIDS activist, from “religion” to “spirituality.”

“And Sign of our Times”

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A sign of our times is the millions of people out of work and out of their homes. We remember our hurting fellow New Yorkers with an original illustration from the November 1896 Christian Herald, a publication associated with The Bowery Mission. Some needs haven’t changed. This Thanksgiving is a sober time with much need for prayer and care for the down and out. We can also appreciate even more than usual the love of families, friends and neighbors. Best Thanksgiving to you all.

The Tree of Hopes, Dreams and Inspirations in St. Albans, Queens

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Isaiah 53’s Man of Sorrows @ Museum of Biblical Art, Manhattan

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Part 12: The Making of the Postsecular City. The global impact

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People in Mali, Africa wear “I love NYC” t-shirts to proclaim their mindset of hope and ambition. They are envious of their fellow Malieans who worked in New York City and now can proclaim on their t-shirts, “I’m from NYC”–love requited being so much more satisfying and exciting. You can think of New York City […]

Stopping by the roadside one Bronx afternoon

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A few weeks ago I jerked the steering wheel to the right and slid to a stop at a fire hydrant. Out of the corner of my eye, I had seen some people painting small crosses on the wall. This small faith sighting lead us a half mile away to a Hispanic church parking lot […]

Faith-based is a business address in Flatbush

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We stopped outside The King’s Chamber Barber Shop near Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn. “Hmm,” we considered what was the significance of the name and the logo with a crown on a cross above scissors. The owner Anthony Austin came out to see what we were doing and explained his business. “In everything…one should honor the King. […]

Memorial Day 2010

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Washington Heights Kids & Pilgrim’s Progress

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Over a twenty year period over 1000 kids, 600 mentors, 200 tutors and staff have taken a journey from the City of Despair to the City of Destiny through the remarkable successful efforts of Operation Exodus Inner City (OE), an afterschool tutoring and mentoring program in Washington Heights and Inwood Heights in northern Manhattan. This […]

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