The Nashville-based Southern Baptist Convention has chosen a new president who is known for his work on racial reconciliation. Alabama pastor Ed Litton beat out Georgia pastor Mike Stone in a surprise win on Tuesday.
Tensions are running high in the Nashville-based Southern Baptist Convention as the denomination gathers here for its first annual meeting since the pandemic began.
Maryam Mohammed hoped to be the first Nashville police officer to wear a hijab. But records obtained by WPLN News show department leadership repeatedly told her she would not be allowed to wear her headscarf if accepted to the academy, because it violated the uniform policy.
Diwali, commonly known as India’s festival of lights, began Saturday. For Nashville Sikhs, that meant gathering at their gurdwara for the first time since March.
As religious groups in Nashville have gone online during social distancing, Quakers, also known as Friends, have had to adapt their silence-filled worship to the virtual sphere.
Update Saturday, March 14 at 8:00 a.m. Several churches mentioned in this post have since cancelled in-person services, including Ethos Church and Brentwood Baptist. On Friday afternoon, Gov. Bill Lee discouraged gatherings of more than 250 people, including religious services.
There hasn’t been much time for reflection since powerful tornados blew through. But on Sunday morning, one church in North Nashville paused for a few hours of gratitude.
Several hundred people were on hand as the Islamic Center of Nashville held a community celebration to show off its new mosque in Bellevue.
Listen / Nashville’s public square was packed Sunday night with residents remembering those who died in the recent New Zealand mosque attacks.
Tennessee lawmakers have given initial approval to a resolution to amend the state constitution to say that “liberties do not come from government, but from Almighty God.”