Monthly archives for August, 2005

From the Inferno to the Pulpit: Break Dancing and the Art of Cultural Hermeneutics

From the Inferno to the Pulpit: Break Dancing and the Art of Cultural Hermeneutics By David Ramos Flashback: The year is 1978, my older brother is joining the Marines and my father allows me to go with him for his going away party to a club—a real club—the Inferno in New York City. I just…

Apologies

For the faithful, I apologize for not posting lately. Anger, frustration and transition kept me from these pages. Keep my wife and I in your prayers and all those in New Orleans and surrounding states, as we fly out tomorrow morning to Florida when Hurricane Katrina is scheduled to hit ground.

LPAC to Host Seminar Addressing Race

On September 8, 2005, the Latino Pastoral Action Center will be hosting a conference and Panel entitled, The Politics of Race in Evangelical America. The keynote speaker will be President and CEO of Nueva Esperanza, the Rev. Luis Cortes. Refreshments will be served in the morning. Location: Latino Pastoral Action Center Urban Ministry Complex 14…

DEVO Back in Brooklyn

by Luis Alvarez On Thursday, July 28, LLC’s very own David Ramos (Devo) was at Park Slope Christian Tabernacle’s July Core Meeting. David brought an excellent conference on "The Leader’s Sacrifice." The conference delt with the ocupational hazards of church leadership, some of the causes and preventive measures. Dave spoke about the following pitfalls: 1. Loneliness…