For his peaceful and noble fight for civil rights, I honor Martin Luther King, Jr. today.
A Baptist minister, his faith drove his vision for racial reconciliation. May our faith continue to drive us toward the realization of his dream.
To distractors who may attempt to use the man's alleged shortcomings, I simply acknowledge that he was flawed as are we all. But even with any moral failures, his message and cause were just.
This is a truth that applies to all who name Christ as their Master. The flaws of the messenger do not negate the truth of the message.