A Prayer of Nonviolence and Peace, in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday

This prayer is based on a portion of John Drear’s book, entitled, Put Down Your Sword: Answering the Gospel Call of Creative Nonviolence, (Grand Rapids: William Eerdmans, 2008), pp. 18-19. Lord Jesus the Christ, In light of praise, of your glory, of intercession, set our minds on the… Resurrection–the vindication of nonviolence over violence, especiallyContinue reading “A Prayer of Nonviolence and Peace, in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday”

King’s cause was born out of righteousness

The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., is one of my heroes of the faith.  For me, King’s heroism resulted from his ability to stand up against the tidal-wave of public opinion in order to uphold the values and convictions he held so dear. During King’s day, there were several major impediments to furthering the goalsContinue reading “King’s cause was born out of righteousness”