Tag: Martin Luther King Jr

Celebrating the Faith of MLK

January 16 is National Religious Freedom Day, a day to celebrate with gratitude one of the essential freedoms secured by the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.  January 17 is set aside as a day to remember the sanctity of life and pray against the sin of abortion. All life is sacred and […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. (My Tribute)

I have long appreciated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was the right leader at the right time in our nation. Like one of his inspirations, Abraham Lincoln, he was assassinated. Like Lincoln, that assassination served a deeper, unintended purpose. What Edwin Stanton said of Lincoln, must also be said of King: “Now he belongs to […]

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Enemies Into Friends

I am in a bit of a historical leadership mode as I read and reflect on great leaders from the past. Thoughts like these are resonating with me: Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? Abraham Lincoln Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive […]

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What Jesus Might Say

Here is where I ended the post yesterday: My friends know Jesus would also speak powerfully, prophetically, and pastorally to the issues of our day. They know Jesus would speak theologically, spiritually, ethically, and morally to the issues of life. What kind of things might Jesus say? This post, like the two previous ones, is […]

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