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I was invited to speak at a community worship service in Nashville recently. The goal was to bring the community together after the devastating flood that took so many lives and caused over a billion dollars in damages. This is what I said: There is only one religious response to the tragedy of the Nashville […] Read More

Many of Nashville’s faith leaders are expressing opposition to an effort to make English the only language in which the city government can offer services, considering it to be unjust, inhospitable, and detrimental to the wellbeing of the community. Missing in moral action is the leadership of the Southern Baptist Convention and its state affiliate, […] Read More

Speakers including Focus on the Family founder James Dobson said Monday that scandals in Washington should not suppress “values voters” from going to the polls Nov. 7. “Yes, what Mark Foley did was wrong, but it is still important to go to the polls and let our voices be heard,” Dobson, chairman of Focus on […] Read More

An op-ed piece in an Arab newspaper labels Nashville, Tenn., as a city of hate. The article in Arab News, an English-language newspaper published in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />Saudi Arabia, carries a headline “From Nashville With Hate!” It is written by Hussein Shobokshi, a political writer, TV host and commentator.<?xml:namespace prefix […] Read More