Posts Tagged ‘Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’

Throwback Thursday: Martin Luther King and Working for Christian Unity

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

This week, our nation celebrates Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King.  Although he is best known as a civil rights leader, he also played a vital role in the important work of Christian unity. On the night before his Passion, Jesus fervently prayed to the Father that his disciples might all be one, just as he […] [Read more]

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Throughout history, God has called individuals to respond to the needs of the age.  One such man was the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-69).  With a conviction deeply rooted in his faith in Jesus Christ, Dr. King gave true meaning and worth to the words “prophetic” and “countercultural.”  Like the prophets of old, […] [Read more]

Honoring Dr. King’s Legacy

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, whose holiday our nation celebrates today, appears to have made quite an impression on Pope Francis judging by the many times he has praised the great civil rights leader. For example, in his exposition on love in chapter four of Amoris Laetitia, the Holy Father noted how Dr. King “met […] [Read more]

Martin Luther King and Seeking Justice Through Love

Monday, January 18th, 2016

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the seminal event that launched the civil rights movement and thrust an unknown 26-year-old minister named Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., into national prominence. As our nation remembers him on this special day, we do so fully aware that his was a voice […] [Read more]