Letter from Birmingham Jail still challenges Church even after 50 years

This April marks the 50th anniversary of one of best treatises written during the Civil Rights movement: Martin Luther King, Jr’s letter from the Birmingham jail.  Although Dr. King wrote it on slips of newspaper while leaning against the wall and had it copy-edited a few weeks later, this shining jewel of an epistle stillContinue reading “Letter from Birmingham Jail still challenges Church even after 50 years”

A word to the church from Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.

Trinity Baptist Church is observing Martin Luther King, Jr., day this Sunday, January 20.  During worship, we will be reading these excerpts from various sermons related to Dr. King’s challenge to the Church: “One of the great tragedies of life is that men seldom bridge the gulf between practice and profession, between doing and saying. Continue reading “A word to the church from Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.”