Rev. Eugene S. Callender: Nobody Is A Nobody

Author: Bryan Cain-Jackson
Published: May 04, 2012 at 10:01 am

Today, I want to share a conversation with you that I had that is important to me on a personal level. My conversation with Rev. Eugene S. Callender is and always will be a very special moment in my life.

Not only does it carry a power that resonates deep within me, it’s also a callback to other valuable conversations that I’ve had with people that I hold in a very high regard.

Larry Bluford Jr. is a man who changed his entire life and dedicated himself to God – he is an evangelist for one of the most successful street ministries in California – Operation T.H.U.G.S.

Ken Goldstein is a modern renaissance man who has been responsible for some of the most important things in pop culture today – Ken has been the power behind the voice for many people, through advice, encouragement, professionalism and crisis management – he broke up with his bad self in 2010, dedicated his life to natural living as Taoist under the word of the Dao De Ching, and is currently helping people through his book series The Way of the Nerd.

Rev. Callender started the nation’s very first street ministries in Harlem in the 1950s. The Reverend has helped many “youngsters” as he refers to them, break up with their bad selves, become educated and find their spiritual grounding.

The Reverend brought Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Harlem to preach for his first time. “Dr. King asked me to lead the development of his program in New York City which I was very happy to. He started the march in 1955 – it was 1957, I was going to be bringing Dr. King to Harlem for the first time.” The Reverend remembered fondly.

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Article Author: Bryan Cain-Jackson

Bryan, a native of the Northern California Bay Area is an Assistant Editor for Technorati. He writes in nearly ever channel; entertainment, politics, lifestyle, human interest, automotive, and some tech as well. He has also contributed to the Huffington Post. …

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