“The ultimate test of one's faith is his ability to say ‘But if not.’" - Martin Luther King Jr. On Sunday, our pastor challenged us to listen to one of Martin Luther King Jr.’s sermons. So, I listened to and read through the transcript of his sermon “But If Not” from 1967. In reading through … Continue reading But If Not – MLK Day reflections
“Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping...” - Matthew 26:40 I’ve heard a lot of people use the phrase “every step an arrival.” As I watched the Derek Chauvin trial yesterday, and ultimately saw the verdict rendered, this phrase popped into my mind. But to my white brothers and sisters in particular, … Continue reading A step, not an arrival.
For many people, this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday might be hitting harder than usual. While injustices towards our black brothers and sisters have been going on literally for centuries, it definitely felt like 2020 was the impetus for a renewal in the prioritization of racial reconciliation and justice. We began to see people come … Continue reading This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, do more than post a quote