Posts Tagged ‘Jamaica’
Noon-time fasting & prayer service at Bethany Baptist Church
When you hear the term “Preacher’s Kids,” what image comes into your mind? The pure and docile maiden who never dares to project and voice her opinions? The neglected child who festers at home waiting for his parents to end their long days tending to the ministry? Or perhaps the rebellious youth who steals the […]
Video feature on a mother and son working together at True Worship Church of Christ in Hollis, Queens. Read “My ‘neighborhood Mom’ was called by the Holy Spirit in Hollis Queens. Part 2”
Talk in an iron worker’s hands gets right to the point. “Why is my business named ‘Grace Iron Works’?,” reflected its owner Leon Salmon of Jamaica, Queens. “I am lost without purpose. God gave me a gift to do this.” Salmon’s small company has done steel work for post offices, iron grills and steel gates […]
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The youth of Bethany Baptist Church put together a modestware fashion show in Jamaica, Queens called “A World of Difference.” They follow a long tradition of fashion shows in African American churches.
Other faith-based barbershops: The King’s Chambers Barbershop Buddha’s Barbershop Blessed Barbershop
Francisco Ajpop and his four brothers–Atoniel, Samuel, Rolando, Cornelio, Rogelio–speak Christianity in an Indian dialect that goes back to the Incas. They grew up in a Christian family in Guatemala but wandered. Atoniel says that when he became 18, “I started thinking more as a person, an adult.” The brothers decided to band together to […]