Posts Tagged ‘Astoria’
What if the anti-immigrant forces have their way? What would New York City faith look like? What has happened among Brazilian churches gives a clue.
We have run across quite a few ex-gangsters who were converted through churches from their life of crime into assets for our community. In Astoria Melissa Kimiadi knocked on a door of a small church in Astoria. She was wearing her “Vibram Five Finger” shoes that fit like a glove on one’s feet but which [...]
In Astoria, Queens we met Brother James Stewart who was still raw in his emotion from attending the funeral of a friend from his former drug-dealing days. After extensive interviews and a visit to Brother James’ old drug-dealing spots in the Bronx, Melissa has filed a story about this man’s remarkable turn-around. Look for it [...]
Something unpredictable is happening in New York City. It is the arrival of “Black Swans.” For a millennia most people thought there were only white swans. Then, the news spread that in Australia there were black swans. Thousands of years of experience and a mindset that said that swans are only white were contradicted. Everyone [...]