Martin Luther King on Love

Lesson 12:  Why We Love Our Enemies

Lesson 12: Why We Love Our Enemies

Throughout my ministry, I have repeatedly reread two works in addition to the scriptures: Dostoyevsky’s Brothers Karamazov and Martin Luther King’s “Loving Your Enemies.“ Both express the love narrative I think the Church desperately needs to use in understanding and identifying herself. The latter is a sermon Dr. King wrote while jailed for committing nonviolent civil […]

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Lesson 11: Love As A Change Agent

Lesson 11: Love As A Change Agent

A terribly significant reason for modern Christians using the love narrative to identify and understand themselves is usually ignored. When people rather blandly proclaim “God loves you, love one another,” they are usually thinking of love as not insisting on your own way or compassionately caring for other people.  Most regard this as the tolerance […]

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