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Judge Not: More Refections on American Evangelicalism and Same-Sex Marriage

Judge Not: More Refections on American Evangelicalism and Same-Sex Marriage

“Judge not, lest ye be judged. ” That’s how the Authorized Version puts one of our culture’s most quoted saying. It carries great authority because Jesus said it. But what does it mean? Surely Jesus did not mean we should not discern the validity or usefulness of ideas or actions. Otherwise, inhaling the vapors of […]

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Taking Refuge Part 2: Further Reflections on Same-Sex Marriage

Taking Refuge Part 2: Further Reflections on Same-Sex Marriage

This has been and interesting two weeks. I have answered over a hundred email responses from the sermon on June 30th, Taking Refuge: Reflections on Same-Sex Marriage. The overwhelming tone was respectful and appreciative. Both the proponents and the opponents of gay marriage wanted to discuss the issue in a way that deepened their understanding […]

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Taking Refuge: Reflections on Same-Sex Marriage

Taking Refuge: Reflections on Same-Sex Marriage

Dear Christ Church Family, I was moved by the response to Sunday’s message on homosexuality and gay marriage. I have never received as many emails – both before the sermon and afterward – about any message I have ever preached. It is obvious that Christians are deeply conflicted about what lines to draw, how to draw those […]

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Pastor Dan in Concert and “A Songwriter’s Prayer”

Pastor Dan in Concert and “A Songwriter’s Prayer”

  Join Pastor Dan for a live recording of his new CD project, “It’s a Long Way to Iona.” He will be joined by the Christ Church Choir and some of Nashville’s finest musicians. This concert will be free, so please bring your friends and family for a great night of worship in song.  There […]

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State of the Church 2013

State of the Church 2013

State of the Church, 2013 Dan Scott Senior Pastor & Corporate President Christ Church Nashville Annual Church Business Meeting   In the February 10th edition of the Tennessean, Michael Cass wrote an article called Nashville To Plan Growth Through Twenty Forty[1].  In that article he paints a picture based on projections of statisticians for a […]

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Wealthy Saints: Economic Flourishing and the Cross of Christ by Dan Scott

Wealthy Saints: Economic Flourishing and the Cross of Christ by Dan Scott

  Wealthy Saints: Economic Flourishing and the Cross of Christ Dan Scott Christ Church Nashville for The Oikonomia Network Faculty Retreat Costa Mesa, CA January 24-26, 2013   Christians often seem anxious when trying to define the meaning of money. The reason for this is probably because Holy Scripture contains various threads on the subject, […]

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Merry Christmas from Pastor Dan

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Take Time to be Holy

Take Time to be Holy

When I was a little boy in Southern West Virginia, my mom sometimes listened to religious programs on the radio as she ironed and cooked. I forgot most of them. however, there is still one of them stuck in my head:  Brother Earl Hissom. I don’t know what he preached. I just remember he was […]

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Accessing the Infinite Supply

Accessing the Infinite Supply

Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.   Hebrews4:16 [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157631114115358″]

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Are We Still Passing the Peace? – Chasing Francis Series

Are We Still Passing the Peace? – Chasing Francis Series

Are We Still Passing the Peace? – Chasing Francis Series An important part of every Christian worship service is what we call “passing the peace.” You may think your church doesn’t do this. That is unlikely. In your church the worship leader may say something like, “please shake hands with the person beside you” or, […]

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