Day: April 4, 2018

The Origin Story of Martin Luther King Jr.

How the civil-rights hero honed his preaching skills and prophetic vision at a Northern liberal seminary. In this age of the blockbuster superhero movie, audiences have come to expect the hero’s origin story. Why does he wear that cape? Where did she learn to fight like that? Why do they hide behind those secret identities? Read More

You Have Searched Me, Oh Apple Face ID, and You Know Me

AI may be familiar with all our ways, but God created our face for much more. I love my wife’s elbows. And my kids’ little toes. But when I have been away on travel for a week and return home, it is not their elbows and toes that makes me feel at home. It is Read More

50 Years After MLK, Sunday Segregation Isn’t Theological

According to sociology’s top survey, black and white evangelicals have more in common than politics conveys. One of Martin Luther King Jr.’s most enduring statements regarding the church was his observation that “the most segregated hour of the week” was 11 a.m. on Sunday. King’s commentary on how the modern church had failed to racially Read More