Longview (Longview News-Journal) — Dreams such as the one of unity Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed require successors to be successful, a minister told worshippers in a multi-congregational meeting in Longview on Sunday.
“Dreams have to do more than inspire us,” the Rev. Tom McDaniels told some 130 congregants in Galilee Baptist Church. “Dreams have to be bought by the next generation. ... The successor of the dream can’t just be inspired by the dream. He has to be committed to the dream.”
McDaniels, pastor of LifeBridge Christian Center, borrowed King’s analogy of Moses taking the children of Israel to the brink of the promised land — but leaving its entry to a successor, Joshua.
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