Tag Archives: Martin Luther King

The Ruin of Freedom Demands the Rise of Courage

Events in the last few weeks in the United States may mark a turning point for religious freedom in the world. Enshrined in the First Amendment of the Constitution are these words: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment … Continue reading

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Say No! to Injustice

Injustice matters to God. We have written before on the importance of civil disobedience in the Christian’s arsenal for engaging in cultures of corruption and injustice. –          Civil Disobedience: When Law-abiding Citizens Should Break the Law –          The Rule of … Continue reading

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Is the Church Listening to Martin Luther King?

Last October I was teaching a class on ethics to my children and we read “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” This famous open letter was penned by Martin Luther King on April 16, 1963. I had never read it before. I … Continue reading

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Civil Disobedience: When Law-abiding Citizens Should Break the Law

Three times in my life I have broken the law and been arrested. The charge? Trespassing. The offense? Rescuing unborn babies from being killed and their mothers from being objectivized and brutalized. I was exercising civil disobedience. The first time, I … Continue reading

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MLK, Obama’s Inauguration, & the Bible

I have not been able to catch up with all of Vishal Mangalwadi’s new videos on YouTube.  However, out of those that I have watched, the one below is the best!  It talks about the rhetoric of “change” and “hope” … Continue reading

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