Martin Luther King: Letter from Birmingham Jail

Reading this famous letter has me pondering much this weekend. Take a moment and read it: “Letter From Birmingham Jail” April 16, 1963 MY DEAR FELLOW CLERGYMEN: While confined here in the Birmingham City Jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities “unwise and untimely.” Seldom do I pause to answer criticismContinue reading “Martin Luther King: Letter from Birmingham Jail”

It’s Art: The Visual Manifestation of the Holy

As someone who designs and implements worship, it is a constant struggle to connect those who sit in the worship space and the art around them. If the art medium is music, are the texts familiar? Is the tune or music content quality? If the representation is text, is the text spoken or is theContinue reading “It’s Art: The Visual Manifestation of the Holy”

Film — Lincoln: The Power of Truth and the Teachable, Good Story

I feel blessed that I’ve had the good fortune of recently seeing films that I believe will be nomination for an Oscar. To date, I can suggest that Argo and Flight will be on that list — and maybe Skyfall, Dark Night, and Avengers, too. After yesterday, I will add Lincoln to that list ofContinue reading “Film — Lincoln: The Power of Truth and the Teachable, Good Story”