Trip to New York: Individual Development and Identity
Non-Violence Workshop: Individual Development and Identity
First Public Sermon: Individual Development and Identity
John was changed after his trip to New York with his uncle, and after him staying there and seeing how blacks were treated in the North compared to the South.
Rosa Parks: Power of Words
The Non-Violence workshops consisted of dehumanizations to prepare you to go out and protest and not fight back. To prepare you for name calling, spitting, physical violence and more. This helped his fellow protesters and him more tolerant of abuse when protesting.
Non-Violence Training: Power of Words
John's first public sermon proved to be very moving throughout the church congregation, and got him publicity with the Montgomery Advertiser. Also the attention of Civil Rights activist. This helped him get a identity for himself.
Preaching to the Chickens: Power of Words
Rosa Parks refusal to move to the back of the bus led to her arrest, and the boycott of those buses, which ended up becoming well know in the civil rights movement and it all started because she said "No".
Lawson's word about the different evils in the world, referring to the bus boycott, liberated John. It inspired him to start his non-violence training which helped him became a great and important member of the civil rights movement
The power of God's word gripped John as a young boy, resulting in him wanted to become a pasture and him preaching to his chickens. Which in the long run might of been a big part of why he got involved in the civil rights movement.