Tag Archives: Civil Rights

Majority Rule Has Never Been the American Way, and It’s Not Jesus’ Way Either

Some might say that in a democracy the majority rules. Those in the minority can only hope to convince enough people to agree with their position so as to become the majority the next time. That might be how it … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr., and a Picture of Civil Rights

[From the archives.] The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people. (Martin Luther King.) *** Martin Luther King gave the ultimate sacrifice in standing up for … Continue reading

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Writers – What You Need to Know about the Audience of the Future

Of course, some people reading my words today might wonder the same thing. ***

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Civil Rights – Rosa Parks, Abraham Lincoln and the work of Christ

60 years ago today Rosa Parks kept her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. On Thursday, December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man. … [This] 42-year-old … Continue reading

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Liberals and the Love of God

As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among … Continue reading

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Civil Rights And The Gospel – why the struggle is worth it

I like inertia. I like that an object at rest tends to stay at rest, especially when the object is my body, and I like that an object in motion tends to stay in motion if that means I don’t have to … Continue reading

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50 Years After MLK’s March On Washington: The Color Of Your Skin Matters To God

Today marks 50 years from the March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his speech with the famous repeating line “I Have a Dream.” I was only three years old in 1963, so a personal memory is … Continue reading

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