Dr. King Tag Archive

The winter of 1955-56 was a significant time for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. December 1st, 1955 marks when Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white person on the public bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Before long, the Montgomery bus boycott was organized and the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) came into being. The 26-year-old Dr. King, the pastor at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, was chosen to become the president of the MIA. What would happen in the next few months would propel Dr. King into the national spotlight and world history. Continue Reading

It is a hobby of mine as I read to take some of my favorite quotes and create some fun corresponding graphics to share with others. I hesitate to call it graphic design since I hardly know what I am doing! Every Friday I share some of these quotes and graphics with you. Feel free to share or use of any of them. I wouldn’t mind the shout out if you do.

This week’s quotes are designed to help you celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 21st. Each of these quotes were pulled from his sermons as they are recorded in the book Strength To Love.

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Why preaching? Why is (or should) the preaching ministry of a local church be an essential part of your life? Continue Reading