Day: January 16, 2011

Urging her to stay, Dr. King inspired ‘what should be seen’

“Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, Nichols says King told her, was showing the nation a universe where ‘for the first time, we [African-Americans] are being seen the world over … as we should be seen’. And ‘you have created a character’ that is critical to that, he said.”

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In search of the Beloved Community

We are meant to gather together, to learn and laugh together, to love and cry together. And, together, we account for each other. We teach each other and hold each other to standards of civility and grace. We love (and live) for the long term and not the short term. The Christian Church, at our best, offers true and beloved community.

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The faith of the disciples

The first disciples of our Lord had, some of them, been disciples of John the Baptist, and the function of that wonderful prophet was to proclaim that now the time was come, and God’s purpose was about to be consummated—the kingdom was at hand,

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