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Dr. Ray Pritchard Christian Blog and Commentary

40 Years Ago

  • Dr. Ray Pritchard
    Dr. Ray Pritchard is the president of Keep Believing Ministries, in Internet-based ministry serving Christians in 225 countries. He is the author of 29 books, including Stealth Attack, Fire and Rain, Credo, The ABCs of Christmas, The Healing Power of Forgiveness, An Anchor for the Soul and Why Did This Happen to Me? Ray and Marlene, his wife of 39 years, have three sons-Josh, Mark and Nick, two daughters-in-law--Leah and Vanessa, and four grandchildren grandsons: Knox, Eli, Penny and Violet. His hobbies include biking, surfing the Internet, and anything related to the Civil War.
  • 2008 Apr 04
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Forty years ago today Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, TN. This morning’s Tupelo Daily Journal contains two articles relating to his legacy:

Forty Years Later

On Wednesday Dr. King’s niece, Alveda King, visited Tupelo. She has gained considerable attention for her work on behalf of the unborn. Here is part of what she said:

The core of Martin’s message was being a soldier of love. Martin said that we are the beloved community. If we protect the powerless, if we love when others hate, we keep his dream alive.

Here is a link to the article: King’s Niece Targets Abortion to Carry Legacy.

Click here to read or listen to Dr. King's famous "I have a dream" speech.

A few years ago I preached a sermon called Breaking Down Walls: Racial Prejudice and the Christian Gospel.

Here is a blog entry with further links prompted by a question I received about Interracial Marriage.

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