Category Archives: BNA

X marks the spot in Nashville for encouragement, healing, and hope.

Nashville’s spot for encouragement, hope, and healing! Encouragement: Allowing the heart-felt sharing of spiritual insights, releases the power and presence of the living, resurrected Jesus Christ into a group of people. Healing: –Holy Spirit– Spirit stirings In your soul, Heal … Continue reading

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Music City 2 Worship City — The Real Nashville!

–Music City To Worship City– I believe in Music City miracles; That God is doing supernatural things In Nashville and Middle Tennessee. People are being stirred up to seek God; Not just religiously, but with all their hearts And more … Continue reading

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Nashville’s “Singin’ Bell Ringer” — Curtis Littlepage

Our Berry Street “Singin’ Bell Ringer,” Curtis Littlepage, makin’ music with Gnash (the Nashville Predators Hockey Team’s mascot) at the Green Hills Kroger in Nashville during the 2014 Christ*mas Season. Curtis spreads contagious joy as a bell ringer by singing Christmas songs … Continue reading

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America has lots of talk radio — perhaps we need talk church!

If people are not allowed to talk about Jesus in church meetings how will they get the courage and confidence to talk about Jesus in secular settings? I don’t need to hear another talk about God in church.  I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Man Up! (Participatory/Organic Church Reaches Men!)

“The typical U.S. Congregation draws an adult crowd that’s 61% female, 39% male. This gender gap shows up in all age categories.” –Churchformen.com.  Why does church in the U.S. not reach more men? “Men are hard-wired for risk taking—particularly young … Continue reading

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Preaching In My Dreams–Boy, I Miss It! (A Nashville Story)

I miss preaching . . . I woke up this morning dreaming that I was preaching. Although I haven’t preached a “traditional” sermon in several years, I really miss it. When I preach, I feel the Holy Spirit surging through … Continue reading

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What The Church Can Learn From Country Music, Yall

I’m from Nashville, Music City — home of the Grand Ole Opry, the Mother Church of Country Music and home of the CMA Awards.  Here are some things that the church can learn from Country Music: *  Let people tell their … Continue reading

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