Don’t miss "House Afire"–a revealing three-part series beginning Sunday, January 14th in the New York Times.
They are striving to change the character of New York, one soul at a time. By the end of this year, their membership will include an estimated one million New Yorkers. They are the Pentecostals, and they are taking in some of the city’s most troubled and needy and pointing them–and their neighborhoods–in whole new directions.
David Gonzalez spent a year with members of a small storefront Pentecostal church in Harlem. His fascinating report takes you into the homes, and the lives, of church leaders and followers, giving you a rare behind-the-scenes look at the issues, the challenges and the faith of the world’s fastest-growing form of Christianity.
Meet some of the subjects of the series, and hear their stories in their own words, through a special English/Spanish multimedia feature, beginning January 14th, at http://www.nytimes.com/packages/khtml/2007/01/14/nyregion/20070114_EN-STOREFRONT_FEATURE.htmll