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September 11 Ten Years Later: The City We Can Rebuild Recorded September 11, 2011, at Shore Road Park, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, at a multi-congregational, open-air 9/11 Memorial Service Ten years ago, the Towers fell and New York City began rebuilding. As we honor the memory of those who lost their lives that day, what City [...]
I’m honored to be speaking at this community worship service on the morning of the 10th anniversary of 9/11 in my neighborhood. Hope you can join us.
Reaching Out: A Sacred Assembly Despite the exclusion of prayer at Ground Zero on 9/11, hundreds of pastors and people of faith will gather to pray TODAY, 9.10.11, in Lower Manhattan. Join us. Mayor Bloomberg, you are welcome too! Concert – 3:00-4:15 Prayer Gathering – 4:30-6:30 Directions to East River Amphitheater Via Subway HopStop the [...]
So I haven’t been blogging here consistently since my wife’s 2008 pregnancy (five months bed rest), Cyrus’ birth, and Di’s post pregnancy recovery. But that doesn’t mean I’ve given up on social media. I’ve just found the quick and painless micro-blogging of Twitter irresistible the last two and a half years, and I’ve focused my [...]
On February 6, I had the honor of preaching at Metro Hope Church at the National Black Theater in Harlem.Â In light of the Egyptian political unrest — still unsettled at the time — I changed topics at the last minute.Â Metro was kind enough to post the message on its church podcast.Â Enjoy. “The [...]
Coming: Saturday February 12, 2011 Humbling… see why below. Faith in Action: The role of faith communities in expanding educational opportunities Day and Time Saturday, 01:15 PM – 02:30 PM. Description Faith leaders have played a critical role in many social change movements in our nationâ€™s history. Panelists will discuss the role that faith communities [...]
The last few weeks, I’ve been mostly blogging about Reload 1.2.3 at Urban Youth Workers Institute’s website. But here, tonight, I share gratitude and a prayer request with all of you, from an email I sent earlier today: Dear Reload 1.2.3 host committee and friends: Thank you all for your hard work, everybody! With pre-registration [...]
Meeting benefactor Rich DeVos, co-founder of Amway and owner of the Orlando Magic Recording Mr. DeVos on my HD Flip camera Sample pics taken by guest photog Jeremy Del Rio during Ron Kenoly’s concert finale In search of ‘gators Cell phonography More pics from NC1 here. Live Tweets catalogued here.
Help promote Reload 1.2.3. Today we posted lots of fresh content at http://uywi.org/reload123 including downloadable fliers, animated gifs, links to Facebook and Twitter resources, and more. Please help spread the word so that every youth worker in Greater New York and New Jersey has a meaningful chance to attend. Also, be advised that additional content [...]« Previous Entries