Some highlights from Rev. William Barber’s 50-minute speech delivered on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Tennessee.
We do not celebrate martyrs. You join them.
MLK Jr. preached, but we make a dangerous mistake that his words were just soaring oratory. He preached civil disobedience and he preached a movement to challenge the demons of Jim Crow.
Not only in sanctuary…but he preached and acted in the streets of the nation.
If … it doesn’t lead to the liberation of the sick, poor and oppressed — then preaching is just words with no action,
People love dead prophets, but the question is, “Are you willing to follow Dr. King today?”