Carlyle Fielding Stewart III

Writings on Democracy, Social Justice, and Religion

Tag: Moral Courage

  • “Now Let Us Praise Real Leaders With Moral Courage.”

    “Now Let Us Praise Real Leaders With Moral Courage.”

    The philosopher Plato said that the highest human virtue is courage. Physical courage draws the admiration and praise of people everywhere and is a salient characteristic of our greatest heroes and heroines. The great literature of Western Culture and civilization is filled with the valiant exploits of both men and women who have ridden the high tides of adversity and made stupendous sacrifices to serve a cause nobler…

  • Creative Problem Solving: A Jesus Perspective

    Creative Problem Solving: A Jesus Perspective

    Delivered on the Lord’s Day Political Candidates Sunday/October 23, 2011  II Kings 4:1-7; Matthew 19:16-26; Luke 12:16-2  The scriptures for today’s sermon provide a glimpse into the power of creative thinking. Jesus, the master teacher, always provided food for thought through lessons that challenged people to think differently about themselves and world so they could solve…

  • Leadership Lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Leadership Lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Delivered at the Museum of African American History Detroit, Michigan Martin Luther King, Jr Day, January 15, 2007 “I had decided that I would not sit back and watch but should lead them back to the buses myself.” MLK, Jr. More than ever in our society and world today, we need leaders who possess compassion,…