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Posts Tagged ‘Martin Luther King Jr.’

The March on Washington 50 Years Later
2 Comments » August 26, 2013

The March on Washington 50 Years Later

We talk with a group of church communicators about the civil rights movement on the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington.

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The March on Washington, Racism & Church Diversity With Trillia Newbell
10 Comments » August 21, 2013

The March on Washington, Racism & Church Diversity With Trillia Newbell

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington we talk with Trillia Newbell about racism, diversity and the church.

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Church Communication Hero: The Dream of MLK
2 Comments » January 25, 2013

Church Communication Hero: The Dream of MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. gave the I have a dream speech, not the I have a plan speech. Inspiring people is more effective than informing them.

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quotes Article
No Comments » January 22, 2013

Martin Luther King, Jr. on Time

"We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people."

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Church Communication Hero: The Work of MLK
1 Comment » January 17, 2013

Church Communication Hero: The Work of MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. took action: “One of the great tragedies of life is that men seldom bridge the gulf between practice and profession, between doing and saying.”

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Church Communication Hero: The Words of MLK
No Comments » January 16, 2013

Church Communication Hero: The Words of MLK

Encouragement and inspiration for church communicators from the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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The Last of a Generation: Church Hero Fred Shuttlesworth
1 Comment » October 11, 2011

The Last of a Generation: Church Hero Fred Shuttlesworth

Remembering civil rights leader Fred Shuttlesworth, a pastor who was bombed, beaten and imprisoned in his quest to end segregation.

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poll-results Article
No Comments » July 8, 2011

Diversity Poll Results

A full third of churches are doing nothing to address diversity, but 43% have diversity in photos and materials, 37% have diverse worship and 30% have diversity in leadership.

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Church Diversity: Sunday the Most Segregated Day of the Week
4 Comments » June 27, 2011

Church Diversity: Sunday the Most Segregated Day of the Week

Only 7.5% of American churches are racially diverse and the biggest problem is that we don't see that as a problem.

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MLK: Church Communication Hero
4 Comments » January 17, 2011

MLK: Church Communication Hero

I like the idea of Dr. King as church communication hero because what we do is not all discarded bulletins, forgotten Facebook updates or unappreciated graphics.

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social-justice Article
No Comments » January 19, 2009

Reflecting on Martin Luther King Jr.

One of the great lessons of the radical we celebrate today, Martin Luther King Jr., is that change requires action: “One of the great tragedies of life is that men seldom ...

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first-impressions-beyond Article
19 Comments » January 22, 2008

(Not) Celebrating MLK Day

This is an open question to local churches everywhere, specifically predominantly-white congregations: Where were the MLK Day celebrations? Firsthand, I heard of none*. A news search led me to the celebration ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
5 Comments » January 15, 2007

MLK Day On, Not Off

Following up my post post from earlier this week about how more churches should be making a bigger deal about MLK day, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that many ...

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philosophy Article
11 Comments » January 9, 2007

Irrelevant Social Clubs: Martin Luther King Jr. on the Church

This coming Monday in the United States, we will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It’s a federal holiday and, as of the year 2000, every state recognizes it. Established ...

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the-christian-walk Article
5 Comments » July 13, 2005

Social Club or Thermostat Church?

The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the position of the church: “There was a time when the church was very powerful—in the time when the early Christians rejoiced at being ...

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