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New Job Opportunity: Associate Children’s Pastor

New Job Opportunity: Associate Children’s Pastor

Christ Church Nashville is hiring an Associate Children’s Pastor! The new position will assist the Children’s Pastor in developing and conducting ministry programs that invite children to know Jesus, including oversight of preschool-aged ministries and administrative tasks of the department. A full job description can be downloaded here. Candidates should submit applications electronically to Amanda […]

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From Pastor Dan Scott: An Open Letter to Christ Church Nashville

From Pastor Dan Scott: An Open Letter to Christ Church Nashville

For more on this topic, please see Pastor Dan’s sermons “Taking Refuge” and “What About Homosexuality?” Also see a BBC correspondent Matt Wells’s interview with Pastor Dan on the issue. An Open Letter to Christ Church Nashville February 2, 2015 Brothers and Sisters in Christ: As many of you have now learned from the local or national news, Pastor […]

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Job Opportunity: Assistant to Senior Pastor and Executive Pastor

Job Opportunity: Assistant to Senior Pastor and Executive Pastor

Christ Church Nashville seeks to hire an energetic and innovative Assistant to Senior Pastor and Executive Pastor. The position requires a great degree of flexibility to respond to and anticipate the daily church responsibilities of the Pastors and to assist in ensuring that those responsibilities are carried out efficiently and excellently.  The position is full-time, and […]

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What in the World is a Peacemaker?

What in the World is a Peacemaker?

I took part in a public forum today that turned out to be a little more public than what is normally (or even comfortable) for me. I joined Governor Haslam, Senator Corker, former mayor Bill Purcell, CNN’s David Brody and a few other key business and political leaders for lunch. Then, along with several hundred […]

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Answering the Call: A Vision for our Future

Answering the Call: A Vision for our Future

Dear Christ Church Family, On Sunday, August 4, 2013, Christ Church Nashville entered a time of prayer and reflection. The purpose of this discerning process is to clarify our church’s identity and mission in a culture that has changed considerably since its founding era. That morning, we focused our attention on the reasons this process […]

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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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