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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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How do we respond to prophecy?

How do we respond to prophecy?

This past Sunday, Pastor Dan spoke from the story in 2 Kings 5 about Naaman’s healing from leprosy. A servant in Naaman’s house encouraged Naaman to seek help from a prophet for healing. But when Naaman received the prophet’s message to go down to the Jordan River and wash seven times, Naaman became angry. Surely this […]

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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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