Archive | March, 2013

White People Welcome, Too: No Exceptions

“Is this the biggest crowd of white people you’ve ever had in your church?” That question was asked of Rev. Ed Sanders during a funeral visitation for a close friend (who happened to have been an African-American who counted scores of Caucasians among his legions of intimates). “Not at all,” the charismatic pastor of Nashville’s […]

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The Case for Sports (and a domed stadium) for Nashville

When NashvilleNext, the community-driven process for guiding Metro Nashville through 2040 recently began pondering what we should look like as a city 27 years from now, one indelible image came to mind: a climate-controlled football stadium.  Our own Music City Dome? First, let me document precisely how sports have broadened Nashville’s appeal and the profound […]

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