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.
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 Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA. Carl was recently the Associate … Read More
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 Rhetoric at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and both a Master of … Read More
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 by this Author
Russell Moore is former President of the ERLC. He holds a Ph.D. in systematic theology from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His latest book is The Courage to Stand: Facing Your Fear Without Losing Your Soul. His book, The Storm-Tossed Family: How the Cross Reshapes the Home, was named Christianity Today’s 2019 Book of the Year. … Read More
Trillia Newbell is the author of several books including A Great Cloud of Witnesses, Sacred Endurance, If God Is For Us, Fear and Faith,and the children’s books, Creative God, Colorful Us and God’s Very Good Idea. When she isn’t writing, she’s encouraging and supporting other writers as an Acquisitions Editor at Moody … Read More