Rev. William “Bill” Lawson, Founding Pastor Emeritus of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, is the first to be interviewed in a new DefenderNetwork quarterly series entitled “ONE-on-ONE. ” Known as a Houston icon, Rev. Lawson talked about a number of topics including: Civil Rights Today, Black Males and Police Brutality, Do We Need a Modern Day MLK?, Donald Trump, Why are Young People Leaving the Church?, His New Mission in Life and more. The interview conducted by Defender CEO Sonceria “Sonny” Messiah Jiles allows Rev. Lawson to reflect the knowledge of his 89 years and share his wisdom with young and old.
In honor of MLK’s anniversary, we once again visit Rev. Lawson’s reflections on MLK.
See previous interviews:
The One-on-One Series continues tomorrow:
THURSDAY, Feb. 22: “Advice for those called to lead”
FRIDAY, Feb. 23: “Why are young people leaving the church”
SATURDAY, Feb. 24: “Rev. Lawson: New Passion, New Mission”
**Videographer: Daptwa Productions- David Wall