“I Will Not be Silent”

February 1, 2019

MLK Day Sermon 1/20/19Robert A. Jackson, Jr.At the All Saints Church of Christ, Nashville, TN The Text Isaiah 62:1&2 (CEB) & Luke 10:29-37 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Isaiah 62:1&2 (CEB) For Zion’s sake I won’t keep silent,    and for Jerusalem’s sake I won’t sit still    until her righteousness shines out like a light,    and her salvation blazes like […]

King, Lipscomb and the Spirit of War

January 16, 2012

On April 4, 1967 Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a courageous speech against the Vietnam War at the Riverside Church in New York City. The speech is a principled statement against war itself. David Lipscomb, on the eve of the Spanish-American War, offered a principled statement against the “spirit” of war. That “spirit” stands in radical contrast with […]