Alveda King’s Old Dream by Terry Mattingly

[Terry Mattingly is a master communicator — and a Christian.  I love Mr. Mattingly’s ability to capture and present complex and controversial faith issues in a manner that finds appeal even in the secular world of journalism. The following is an article which displays that skill as he discusses the controversial “Restoring Honor” Rally held on the National Mall, the site of  and on the same date as the famous “I have a dream” speech by Dr. Martin Luther King.  I personally applaude Alveda King’s moral courage in speaking at the rally.  It is interesting to speculate on how Dr. King’s views on the abortion issue may have developed had he lived past Roe v Wade.  I had not been aware that just three years prior to that decision even Planned Parenthood acknowledged what still seems so obvious, i.e., that:  “An abortion kills the life of a baby after it has begun.”  Anyway, here is the article by Terry Mattingly. RMF]

Fox News star Glenn Beck staged the show at the Lincoln Memorial, and then fired up his flock by claiming, “Something that is beyond man is happening. America today begins to turn back to God.”  (Continue article at: http://www.tmatt.net/2010/09/06/alveda-kings-old-dream/.)

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About ronfurg

Former naval officer, federal investigator, forensic scientist, senior executive service member and pastor. In retirement serves as volunteer and life group leader at New Life Christian Church (www.newlife4me.com). Devoted to beautiful wife, kids and grandkids. Looking forward to the time when every knee will bow and every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord of all and that He is the Way, the Truth, and the Life.
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