Musings on MLK Weekend 2021

When my daughter Lydia was in high school we didn’t really talk much. We spent time together but we didn’t really talk. In fact, I used to joke that the words she most often spoke to me during her teen-age years were, “Dad, is mom there?” and that was over the telephone. When we didContinue reading “Musings on MLK Weekend 2021”

Christ Church, MLK and Me circa 2019

Christ Church has been holding special services around the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday since the late 90’s. In those days we ran about 300 a week in worship and were anything but racially diverse but we had a dream. In the early years we participated with our friend Rev. Sylvester Weatherall and the goodContinue reading “Christ Church, MLK and Me circa 2019”

Musings on MLK Day 2020

  Musings on MLK Day 2020 “And now abide these three; faith, hope and love.  And the greatest of these is love.”  -I Corinthians 13 When my daughter Lydia was in high school we didn’t really talk much.  We spent time together but we didn’t really talk.  In fact, I used to joke that theContinue reading “Musings on MLK Day 2020”

Christ Church, MLK Day and Me

Christ Church, MLK Day and Me Christ Church has been holding special services around the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday since the late 90’s. In the early years we participated with our friend Rev. Sylvester Weatherall and the good people of the Washington Park UMC. When Sylvester moved to Springfield in the early 2000’s, theContinue reading “Christ Church, MLK Day and Me”