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Everyday theology and useful resources; relevant to our church, our city and current culture.

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Where Are You From?

Having just moved to Nashville, it is very common to get into a conversation and within the first 3 minutes the question is asked, “where are you from?”

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Where Are You From?

Having just moved to Nashville, it is very common to get into a conversation and within the first 3 minutes the question is asked, “where are you from?”

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I Have an Ache

I have an ache that Advil can’t help.
This pain doesn’t reside in a muscle;
It sits in the background of my soul.

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Hymn Project: Joy To The World

When you read the lyrics to the song “Joy to the World” you cannot help but start humming along. Joy To the World is one of the most recognizable Christmas songs of all time, but it actually wasn’t written to be a Christmas song at all. If Christmas is about Jesus’ first advent, Joy to the World is really about Jesus’ second advent. As the old saying goes, ‘if the shoe fits, wear it,’ and Joy to the World wears the Christmas shoe quite well.

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Hymn Project: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

There is something significant about singing hymns at Christmas time. For a moment in time, you commune with Christians of all centuries, backgrounds, and countries to worship Jesus and celebrate His birth. In each hymn lies an origin, a story, an author (or several) that is telling of where the hymn came from and for whom it was written.

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