Tag Archives: worship leader

The Next Time Someone Says “C.I.B.” Check This Out . . .

The next time someone says; “Church is boring,” bring them to 225 Berry Street in Nashville, 37207.  They will change their mind. *  There’s no sermon to fall asleep in . . . Instead people excitedly and spontaneously show and … Continue reading

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What If A Beach Party Was Conducted Like A Church Service?

On a beautiful, sunny day at the beach, would you rather:  1) Sit with a bunch of dressed up people in benches lined up in perfect rows while you formally sing Beach Boys songs together, then passively hear a less-than-exciting, … Continue reading

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George Barna’s 9 Challenges For American Christians

George Barna, founder of the Barna Research Group, issued nine challenges for American Christianity in 2002.  Here is a paraphrase of his nine challenges along with how a church in Nashville, Tennessee, The Salvation Army Berry Street Worship Center, is attempting … Continue reading

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The Most Unique Church In Nashville

  This isn’t documented with an official survey or anything, but I think McFerrin Park has Nashville’s most unique church. It is diverse economically, racially, and socially. It has no pulpit and no sermons.   It has a different worship leader every … Continue reading

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Be Part Of Changing Lives & Transforming A Neighborhood in Nashville

The Salvation Army Berry Street Worship Center is a customized ministry of The Salvation Army Nashville.  Established in March 2008, our goal is to see individuals and our urban Nashville community transformed by: *  Allowing People The Freedom To Actively … Continue reading

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