Faith

MATTERS OF FAITH: The Power of Your Word

MATTERS OF FAITH: The Power of Your Word

The Power of Your Word   In one of my devotional periods this week, I was significantly moved by one in particular. It came on the morning after a very stimulating session I had with a group of young men […]

by · April 12, 2015 · Daily Living, Faith, Op Ed
Matters of Faith: The UpSide To Death

Matters of Faith: The UpSide To Death

“THE UPSIDE TO DEATH” A Sunday school teacher asked her 5 year olds questions to help them to understand why trusting Jesus is the only way to get to heaven. She asked, “If I sell everything I have and give […]

Matters of Faith: RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP

Matters of Faith: RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP

“If God has given you leadership ability, take the responsibility seriously” (Romans 12:8 NLT). The most interesting thing about leadership is the way we think of our leaders. “Lead, follow, or get out of the way!” I remember hearing these […]

by · March 22, 2015 · Daily Living, Faith, Op Ed
Easter Festivities Begin In Rome

Easter Festivities Begin In Rome

CHIAVARI, Italy – For the past few days the Italian television airwaves have been taken over by the religious Easter festivities in Rome. Here in Italy the celebrations officially start on Holy Thursday with the Mass of Chrism, (holy anointing oil).  […]

by · March 15, 2015 · Faith, Religion
MATTERS OF FAITH: People in Your Life, Your Life in People

MATTERS OF FAITH: People in Your Life, Your Life in People

I was privileged to attend the homegoing services for a man who truly transformed lives and impacted communities on an international level. I called this man “friend.” As I reflected on the more than 30 years I’ve known him, I […]

by · March 15, 2015 · Daily Living, Faith
FIRST EVER STATE OF THE CHURCH ADDRESS TONIGHT IN HARLEM

FIRST EVER STATE OF THE CHURCH ADDRESS TONIGHT IN HARLEM

NYC FAITH LEADERS GATHER FOR THE FIRST STATE OF THE CHURCH ADDRESS AS PART OF THE HEALING OF OUR CITY MOVEMENT   Tonight, hundreds of faith leaders, elected officials and laypersons are expected to gather for a historic, first-ever State of the Church […]

Cardinal Edward Egan, Former Archbishop of NY, Has Died

Cardinal Edward Egan, Former Archbishop of NY, Has Died

Cardinal Edward Egan, the Archbishop of New York from 2000-2009, died today. Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop-Emeritus , 12th bishop and 9th archbishop and 7th Cardinal of the See of New York, died of cardiac arrest at NYU Langone Medical Center early this […]

by · March 5, 2015 · Announcements, Faith, Obituary
Muslim Holidays Added To NYC School Calendar

Muslim Holidays Added To NYC School Calendar

City schools to recognize Muslim Holidays (New York NY) In a morning announcement, Mayor de Blasio fulfilled a campaign promise by adding two Muslim Holidays — Eid al-Adha & Eid al-Fitr — to the New York City public schools calendar. This shift […]

by · March 4, 2015 · Cultures, Faith, Government, News, Religion
Haile Rivera Joins Faith In New York Team

Haile Rivera Joins Faith In New York Team

Faith in New York (FINY) recently announced via email the hiring of its new Bronx Lead Organizer, Haile Rivera. Haile brings a wealth of experience in both non-profit service and advocacy worlds and will help further develop Faith in New […]

Faith in Daily Living: DISCIPLINE — THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO EVERY SUCCESS

Faith in Daily Living: DISCIPLINE — THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO EVERY SUCCESS

As we near the close of Black History Month, I was reminded of the speech Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered at the March on Washington August 28, 1963 where he told the world about his dream. A wonderful […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Daily Living, Faith

Faith In Daily Living: THE BENEFIT OF LOVING RELATIONSHIPS

Recently, a friend posted on Facebook a dilemma he was facing that was challenging his relationship with the young lady he had chosen to develop a serious relationship with. In part, it seems that he felt emotionally, financially, and personally […]

by · February 15, 2015 · Daily Living, Faith, Uncategorized