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  • In NYC, trustees deepen their church planting vision

    by Brandon Elrod, posted Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (4 months ago)

    NAMB photo by Hayley Catt
    NEW YORK CITY (BP) -- As the No. 7 New York City subway line rises from underground in Queens, N.Y., passengers then find themselves riding above one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the world.

    In the school system alone, 176 languages are spoken among an estimated 800 languages spoken in Queens.

    A group of NAMB trustees and staff exited the subway to meet church planting missionaries Adam Bishop, Silvanus Bhandari and Joseph Biswas on the aptly-named Diversity Plaza in ... Read More

  • N.Y. mayor renews pledge to churches

    by Diana Chandler, posted Tuesday, March 31, 2015 (3 years ago)

    NEW YORK (BP) -- Churches can continue to worship in New York public schools, at least temporarily, despite the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to review a lower court decision barring worship services in schools there, Mayor Bill de Blasio said March 30. Read More

  • N.Y. mayor defends ban of churches in schools

    by Emily Belz/WORLD News Service, posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 (4 years ago)

    NEW YORK (BP) -- Although New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio had said repeatedly he opposes a Bloomberg-era policy forbidding churches from renting public school spaces for worship services, his administration's lawyers have filed a brief at the U.S. Supreme Court arguing for the policy. Read More