April 4

On the anniversary of his assassination, I am remembering these words: “Time itself is neutral; it can be used either destructively or constructively. More and more I feel that the people of ill will have used time much more effectively than have the people of good will. We will have to repent in this generation […]

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Why you can’t wait

“Perhaps…the nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists.”  ~ Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Why We Can’t Wait It is strange to me that we have not seen beyond race, that it remains the supreme way in which we understand ourselves and each other.  I cannot believe that after nearly […]

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Myth: The Best Way to Understand Martin Luther King is “Doctor King”

With the number of articles now being written and the conversations that include his name in steady decline since the holiday has passed and community service projects are complete, reminders like this one must continue.  In Myth: The Best Way to Understand Martin Luther King is “Doctor King”, Chris Rice follows up on the Washington Post‘s list of […]

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One in Christ Jesus

Pastor Bruce and I preached together.  It is only the second time that we have shared the message this way; the first was during a special service for graduates this past summer.  It was all his idea but I certainly saw the bigger picture yesterday.  We became one voice, one preacher.  Guided by Galatians 3.26-28, […]

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June Jordan’s In Memoriam: Martin Luther King Jr.

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