Many people know the "I Have a Dream" MLK. But this powerful and timely excerpt--taken from a sermon delivered at Mount Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois, on 27 August 1967--truly reveals the content of King's character.
The "anonymous me" is that part of us no one knows exists because it stays in the basement of our being until the coast is clear. K. Sheldon Bailey takes a look into the person we are when no one is looking, or even able to look.
Many Americans possess a healthy sense of pride about their nation. However, we must not forget the cost of what made America great. Are the values of 21st century America synonymous with the values of the Kingdom of Heaven? Jensy Acosta sifts through the possible positives and negatives with Donald Trump in office as President.
The notion that Christianity is the “white man’s religion” presents a very real obstacle to the spreading of the gospel among the African-American community. Adam Coleman explores how the issue of African-American identity seems to be at the core of this matter.
In this world where online interactions with millions of people doing their version of communication online through social media, there is no way any of us have any REAL dialogue through Twitter feeds, LinkedIn walls, Instagram posts, or by watching each other’s YouTube channels. John Quintanilla encourages us to "D.I.P." while navigating the world of healthy relationships that build us up.
God tells us to "be strong and act like a man." True strength comes from the soul, the Inner man. The Inner Man is what guides our thoughts, emotions, and will. Anyone who works out for sports and training today knows that your core is your foundation. Former NBA player, Allan Houston, shows how our spirit man is the same.
There seems to be a burgeoning problem in the black community: People are coming to the erroneous conclusion that Christianity is “The White Man’s Religion” and thus incompatible with black empowerment. For many believers, who happen to be of African descent, the balancing act of holding onto the faith while being true to their ethnic heritage is like having a pebble in their shoe. Is it really the case that Christianity was, to our forefathers, nothing more than the mental bondage that perpetuated the subjugation of their physical selves? Adam Coleman's studies say otherwise.
As is clear in our mission statement, K.I.N.G. is about helping men and boys experience and exemplify true manhood. It is our belief that when men are strong, their families, their communities and their nations are strong. But what is true manhood? What is a real man? In finding the answer to that question, it is only natural that we turn to the one who created men; for the creator of a thing always determines the purpose of that thing.
Far too often do life's tragedies throw our plans, and even our faith way off track. This very thing happened to Brandon Parker upon the death of a close family member. He helps us navigate through what can be a very tough transition in life.