Did MLK preach at Ebenezer Baptist Church?
On Feb. 4, 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. mounted the pulpit of Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he’d grown up listening to his father preach against social injustice in a segregated world.
Was Martin Luther King Jr a Baptist minister?
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.
Who was the pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church before Martin Luther King Jr?
On March 14, 1894, the Rev. Adam Daniel Williams was called to pastor Ebenezer, a struggling church with seventeen members on the roll. During his first year as pastor he was responsible for adding approximately sixty-five members to the church. Rev.