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Complex Aspects of King

Apr 3, 2018

Russell Moore moderates a panel discussion with Mika Edmonson, Carl Ellis, Charlie Dates, and Trillia Newbell on the complex aspects of Martin Luther King, Jr. at the MLK50 Conference in Memphis, Tennessee. 

Trillia Newbell

Trillia Newbell is the author of  Enjoy: Finding the Freedom to Delight Daily in God’s Good Gifts (2016),  Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves (2015) and United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity (2014). Her writings on issues... Read More

Russell Moore

Russell Moore is President of the ERLC. In this role, he leads the organization in all its efforts to connect the agenda of the kingdom of Christ to the cultures of local congregations for the sake of the mission of the... Read More

Charlie Dates

Dr. Charlie Edward Dates is Senior Pastor at Progressive Baptist Church in Chicago, IL. In 2011, at age 30, he became the youngest Senior Pastor in Progressive's rich 99-year history. Pastor Charlie earned a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication and... Read More

Mika Edmondson

Mika Edmondson is the pastor of New City Fellowship OPC, a Presbyterian church in Southeast Grand Rapids. He earned a Ph.D. in systematic theology from Calvin Seminary and wrote The Power of Unearned Suffering, a book about Martin Luther King Jr.’s theology of suffering.... Read More

Carl Ellis

Carl Ellis Jr. currently works as an adjunct professor of theology and philosophy at Reformed Theological Seminary. He also served as an adjunct faculty member at the Center for Urban Theological Studies (C.U.T.S.), and as Dean of Intercultural Studies at Westminster... Read More