As we enter in to Martin Luther King Memorial Day, we need to reflect on what it means to serve our community and require justice as Christians. Justice and care for others are not liberal or conservative values. They are fundamental Christian qualities, as we are clearly commanded to seek justice and work for the betterment … More Sunday Meditation: Justice Call
Texas elementary school students honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by channeling his passion and charisma during the final rounds of the Annual Foley Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competitions in Dallas and Houston. For the competitions, the students answered the question, “What would Dr. King say to the children of today’s world?” Winners included Jasira … More “What Would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Say to the Children of Today’s World?”
Luke 9:23- And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. Today is the day when most people in our country celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at worship sites. When you think about it, we have heard … More Sunday Meditation: Pick Up Your Cross
Last week, Northwestern Medicine celebrated the life of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his ongoing legacy of service during the 39th Annual Humanitarian Awards Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Four members of the Northwestern Medicine family were presented with awards for their extraordinary contributions to the community and for embodying Dr. King’s legacy of humanitarianism. … More 39th Annual Humanitarian Awards Celebrated The Legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
We all know today celebrates what would have been the 89th Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We need to stop looking at this day as just a day. It is a promise to choose to live a certain way. It is a promise to help those who were marginalized. Dr. King’s speech was … More Mid Day Meditation: Live Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Dream
Social responsibility comes in all shapes and sizes, but ultimately it comes down to one common purpose: making the world a better place. From volunteering at local shelters and community centers to feeding those in need at your local food bank, there are countless ways to give back within your community. According to the Bureau … More Make Martin Luther King Jr. Day Count
YouGiveGood’s President and CEO Lisa Tomasi’s five tips below on how to get involved and make Martin Luther King Day more than just a day off. 1) Organize your workplace, school or community group. Maximize your impact by organizing a group to serve the community with an activity done at your own location in honor of Martin … More 5 Ways to Get Involved on #MLKDay
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote in Where Do We Go From Here? Chaos or Community, he writes of the attitudes in the early 20th century: “At that time economic status was considered the measure of the individual’s ability and talents… the absence of worldly goods indicated a want of industrious habits and moral fiber… We have … More Late Evening Thought Provoking Video: Leslie Odom, Jr – ‘Inner City Blues/Mercy Mercy Me’