MLK, Charlemagne, ‘Chariots of Fire’

Christianity is a faith with a long and detailed history, with numerous events of lasting significance occurring throughout the ages.

Each week brings the anniversaries of great milestones, horrid tragedies, amazing triumphs, telling tribulations, inspirational progress, and everything in between.

Here are just a few things that happened this week, April 1-7, in Church history. They include the birth of a famous Medieval Christian ruler, the first sermon of an Olympic gold medalist winner, and the final sermon of a famed civil rights leader.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Gives ‘Mountaintop’ Speech – April 3, 1968

This week marks the anniversary of when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his final public sermon, telling a crowd gathered at a church in Memphis, Tennessee that “I’ve been to the mountaintop.”


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