New Testament love stood at foundation of MLK’s work

{This post originally appeared on the Texas Baptists web site.)

The New Testament concept of agape love informed the civil rights work of Martin Luther King, Jr., as he became the voice of the movement in the 1950s and 1960s. 409 more words

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The Watchers May 16-22, 2016: A genius, a president, a train wreck and one scary Preacher

Seven days, seven or so TV-viewing suggestions.

Monday, May 16

Mike & Molly (City, CBS, 8-9 p.m.)

It’s the one-hour series finale of this sweet, underappreciated romance, starring comedy superstar Melissa McCarthy and comedy secret star (comparatively) Billy Gardell. 735 more words

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What the Assassins Know

Martin and Malcolm and Bobby and Jack.

You still hear their echoes inside of books.

Heroes are killed, and they never come back.

Stepped to the front and took lead of the pack. 126 more words

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  • “He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetuate it.” ~Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)
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Praying for Daylight

It is not down on any map; true places never are.

Herman Melville, from Moby Dick

When Jesus was born, the whole world seemed pregnant.  The Bible described it as “ 303 more words

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