"Jimmy Lee Jackson" Tagged Sermons

Palm & Passion Sunday – Some disciples follow Jesus and pay the ultimate price.

Palm & Passion Sunday – Some disciples follow Jesus and pay the ultimate price. Mark 14:40 Our saint for today is Jimmie Lee Jackson. He was the youngest deacon of St. James Baptist Church in Marion, Alabama. In 1965 he was shot by an Alabama State Trooper and died 8 days later in hospital. At a voting rights march, the state troopers clubbed the marchers. Jimmie Lee, his sister, mother, and 82-year-old grandfather fled to a restaurant. They were pursued…