Alveda King rings in the National Day of Prayer with friends, food and inspiring faith stories


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Dr. Alveda King welcomes Fox Nation Subscribers in her Atlanta home once again where she shares her recipe for Homemade Turkey Tetrazzini and Lemon Almond Asparagus and reminds us of the power of prayer.

The beloved niece of pastor and civil rights legend Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. begins by recounting how she discovered her own faith with the help of evangelist Billy Graham.

“Before I became a born-again Christian, I was a journalism student and I got sent. I had to interview a famous person,” she said.

“Billy Graham was in town and so I walked in because my name was King and he knew my uncle Martin Luther King. So I said, ‘Well, Evangelist Graham, what’s your life secret?'”


King said Graham told her the secret was to “pray without ceasing,” to which she replied that surely no one could pray 24/7.

“He looks at me with these startling blue eyes and he says, ‘I’m praying for you right now…and so I didn’t even know I needed prayer, but Billy Graham prayed for me. Over the next many years, I began to pray for others. And so here in America, when I say to you ‘pray for America and then for the whole world’, we have to pray, friends,” she said.


In the special episodeKing dives into his recipe for his crowd-pleasing turkey tetrazzini, adding a host of vegetables and spices, including celery, garlic, mushrooms, peppers, thyme and oregano. with soup, turkey and pasta before topping with cheese and breadcrumbs and diving into her next recipe.

After preparing his family favorite lemon-almond asparagus, flavored with shallots, almonds, lemon, garlic, salt and pepper, The king sits down at his table with his trio of guests.

MONTGOMERY, AL - MAY 1956: Civil rights leader Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. relaxes at home with his family in May 1956 in Montgomery, Alabama.  (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

MONTGOMERY, AL – MAY 1956: Civil rights leader Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. relaxes at home with his family in May 1956 in Montgomery, Alabama. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
(Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Images)

Surrounded by close friends NFL great Jack Brewer, Pastor Rob Pacienza and his “prayer buddy” Ginger Howard, King dives into an in-depth discussion of finding solace in faith and ventures into another story. of his life before becoming a Christian.

“When I wasn’t a born-again Christian, I was at a nightclub with a girlfriend. We were just having drinks. I was coming home, so everyone was like, s ‘please don’t drive home… back then we didn’t “I don’t have all the laws and I let a friend drive, and all that. So I laughed a little. I said, ‘Well, my car is like an old horse. She knows how to get home.'”

King describe how a storm hit on its way home, changing everything.

“Suddenly there was a clap of thunder and lightning. And something fell on top of the car. Honestly, I froze in my seat. My foot was still on the brake. The car was still rolling. And I think really hearing an audible voice say, ‘Shut up and know that I am God,’” she said.

When first responders arrived, King said they asked him not to touch anything.

“It turns out that if I had touched anything – because cars back then were still pretty much metal – I would have been instantly electrocuted.

“Someone was at home praying for me. So we don’t know how important prayer is.”

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