For the last few years on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I've started the day by reading the original "I Have a Dream" speech from the National Archives. (Want to be totally inspired by this incredible orator and strong man of God? Find the speech HERE.)
It never ceases to amaze me how the words of one Jesus-loving man literally changed the laws.
Changed the culture.
Changed the story for an entire people group in this great country.
This godly man is one of my all-time heroes, because he reminds me of the POWER of our PRAYERS and our WORDS.
The POWER of our ENCOURAGEMENT and our ADVOCACY.
The POWER of our LAVISH LOVE — a love that puts the needs and rights of others before the comfort and desires of ourselves.
And he reminds me that, with God and persistence and passion, change really is possible.Read More