Local news and opinions


Seasonal Changes. Life Changes. Planting Grief Seeds.

Oct 18, 2018 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson

After an unusually long summer with temperatures regularly hovering near record-breaking highs, it finally seems that cooler air has made its way to Tennessee to stay, bringin.... Read More
Yom Kippur

In Honor of Yom Kippur. Let's Not Forget Forgiveness.

Sep 27, 2018 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson

“Forgive and forget”, that’s what they say. It’s good advice, but it’s not very practical. When someone hurts us, we want to hurt them back. When.... Read More
Texas Rangers by Kevin Stockton

Remembering Heroes on Sept. 11: The Tough People That Do

Sep 10, 2018 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson 2

He pours it black every morningthen thumbs through the classifiedsIt seems there ain't no catchin' a breakSince the job market took a diveThe rough and tumble can knock you to.... Read More

Hat-tips, Handshakes, Hashtags and Hearing the Sounds of Silence

Aug 26, 2018 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson 2

And in the naked light I sawTen thousand people maybe morePeople talking without speakingPeople hearing without listeningPeople writing songs that voicesnever shareAnd no.... Read More
The Book of Nehemiah

Navigating Prayer with Nehemiah

Aug 19, 2018 at 10:00 am by sonyamccllough

The Book of Nehemiah shares the first-hand account of one servant who changed the landscape of a community through persistent prayer and action. Nehemiah’s leadership i.... Read More

Light Work of The Panther

Aug 15, 2018 at 10:00 am by healingconscious

There's been a lot of "if you're not acting from the heart, you're acting from your wounds" in the air this past month. With this month's solar eclipse (Aug. 11) working its.... Read More

Blackman Community Rallies Around Standout Lineman’s Family

Aug 13, 2018 at 08:00 am by joelabarker

When Blackman standout offensive lineman Micheal Brown and his family moved from Gordonsville to Murfreesboro four years ago, they had no idea what a tremendous blessing it wo.... Read More

Praise and Pray Like Paul

Aug 12, 2018 at 11:45 am by sonyamccllough

The apostle Paul is known to have written a vast amount of the New Testament in the form of letters to churches. Most of the letters are addressed to the city or town in whic.... Read More

We Are Worship: Creating a Community for Local Worship Leaders

Jul 29, 2018 at 09:14 am by joelabarker

The term "Music City USA" usually brings to mind a sound characterized by a country twang. Nashville and the surrounding Middle Tennessee region has long been known for i.... Read More

Only The LOVE of Jesus Christ trumps hate!

Jul 15, 2018 at 10:00 am by sonyamccllough

Only The LOVE of Jesus Christ trumps hate! Our love spills freely from our desperately wicked hearts and lacks the wisdom of Almighty God and is therefore weak and wobbly! H.... Read More