The KKK Rally that Disrupted Plans to Assassinate MLK in Yellow Springs, OH

HE year was 1965. Martin Luther was scheduled to speak at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, the school his wife Coretta Scott King attended. There was a plot to assassinate him while in town to speak at the event. It was called off due to a KKK rally in another Ohio town about thirty minutes away.

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Your Weekend Worldview Reader

ERE’S your Weekend Worldview Reader with links to articles, essays, reviews, and videos that I consider to be interesting or important from a biblical worldview perspective. Any work that I point to is not an endorsement, but rather an invitation for you to think deeply about your faith and the world around you.

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Christian Free Speech?

HE First Amendment of the United States Constitution protects the right of free speech for American citizens. This keeps the state from oppressing those who hold discenting views contrary to those of the government. It is a foundational right for religious freedom as well. But is it a Christian value?

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God’s Editors?

LL of us fail at some point to live up to what we see as our moral code. That should not be confused with disagreeements about what is indeed the moral code. So many contemporary issues trace their way back to what is the source of the moral code and who is able to tinker with it. That’s a point I tried to make in recent interviews about the United Methodist Church.

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Your Weekend Worldview Reader

ERE’S your Weekend Worldview Reader with links to articles, essays, reviews, and videos that I consider to be interesting or important from a biblical worldview perspective. Any work that I point to is not an endorsement, but rather an invitation for you to think deeply about your faith and the world around you.

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On Writing Your Own Obituary

EN Fuson was a journalist. He dropped out of college to jump at an opportunity to write. He developed a gambling problem. He had a relationship with Jesus that changed his life. And Ken wrote his own obituary. Here it is.

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Sanctified Sweat

OUR local gym might give you a better picture of church life than you realize. For the “most wonderful time of the year” I made a simple resolution. Instead of gaining five pounds from festive foods, I would work harder in the gym to offset the increased calorie intake. My time at the YMCA made me reflect on church life.

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