Monthly archives for February, 2007

Fragrance of Life

By David Ramos             Today I shared with my students how as a child living in Brooklyn, I remember how my mother used to put Gardenias in the kitchen window.  When the wind would blow, a wonderful fragrance would flood the house as I experienced waves of olfactory pleasure.  The Gardenias took…

Hermanas SOL to Conduct Entrepreneur Training

SAVE THE DATE! March 15, 2007 Are you thinking of starting your own business? Do you have a great idea and not sure what to do next? Don’t let this unique opportunity pass you by! Hermanas SOL, in partnership with JP Morgan Chase, invites you to our Spring 2007 Entrepreneur Series. This four-part series will…

Blacks, Latinos & Immigrants Chart Course: NYC’s Final Frontier?

Submitted by David Ramos Check out the Community Service Society’s recent research on poverty among Blacks and Hispanics and its impact in NYC.  David Jones the President & CEO of the Community Service Society in a recent interview, shared some startling stastics, he said that there were 170,000 young people out of work and not…

“Beyond Beats and Rhymes: A Hip-Hop Head Weighs in on Manhood in Hip-Hop Culture.”

“Beyond Beats and Rhymes: A Hip-Hop Head Weighs in on Manhood in Hip-Hop Culture.” This groundbreaking documentary will air nationally on the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens, hosted by actor Terrence Howard, on Tuesday, February 20, 2007 at 10:00 PM (also check your local listings). Check out the trailer to get a sense of…

Live Church Planting Seminar

THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY INVITES YOU TOLISTEN TO LIVE AUDIO STREAMING OF "THE FUTURE OF CHURCH AND MISSION IN THE UNITED STATES" A SEMINAR WITH DR. ED STETZER MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 20072:45 pm Ed Stetzer has planted churches in New York, Pennsylvania, andGeorgia. He has trained pastors and church planters on fivecontinents, holds…

Christian Leaders Commit to Tackling Poverty

The largest and broadest ecumenical group, "Christian Churches Together" commit to addressing "the scandal of poverty."  The group includes Catholics, Evangelicals, Pentecostals, Mainline denominations, Orthodox and those from racial/ethnic churches.  For more information click on to: www.beliefnet.com/story/211/story_21196_1.html

The Center for Reformed Church Studies at New Brunswick Theological Seminary

The Center for Reformed Church Studies at New Brunswick Theological Seminary is now in its seventh year. The Center’s purpose is to promote reflection on the history, life and witness of the Reformed Church in America and of the broader Reformed tradition. The Center offers a broad range of programs for a wide audience, including…

MBAs, Money, and Meaning? Finding Purpose and Value in Your Work

On February 23-24th, in partnership with the Yale School of Management Christian Fellowship, the Center will host our second annual Yale MBA Christian Conference. Designed for MBA students, the theme is MBAs, Money, and Meaning: Finding Purpose and Value in Your Work. Through a mixture of presentations, breakout discussions, and informal visiting, students will have…

“Bastards of the Party”

See the HBO documentary special, "Bastards of the Party," that features the rise of the infamous violent Los Angeles gangs the Bloods and the Crips.  The show will air tonight at 10:00pm Eastern and Pacific time and at 9:00pm Central time.  For more information click on www.hbo.com/docs/programs/bastardsoftheparty/index.html   

“Voices & Votes: Religious Convictions in the Public Square”

The Yale Center for Faith & Culture and the Yale Forum on Faith and Politics, will be hosting "Voices and Votes: Religious Convictions in the Public Square "at Yale Divinity School. The conference will start with an evening reception on February 11, and conclude with a discussion on February 13, framing a day of panels…