Scarritt Bennett Center Blog

An Open Letter to Metro Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="23562" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]An Open Letter to Metro Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson   May 14, 2020 Dear Police Chief Anderson, We are writing on behalf of Scarritt Bennett Center (SBC) regarding the Metro Nashville Police Department response to a recent incident involving SBC board member Rev. Keith Caldwell....

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Jesus Is The Way

Posted 5.1.20 - They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. Awe came upon everyone, because many wonders and signs were being done by the apostles. All who believed were together and had all things in...

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Building a Christian Community

Posted 5.1.20 - They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. Awe came upon everyone, because many wonders and signs were being done by the apostles. All who believed were together and had all things in...

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A Journey with a Stranger

Posted 4.24.20 - Two people were walking on the road to Emmaus, perhaps a man and a woman. They were confused, frustrated and upset over the events of crucifixion, the empty tomb and the “emptiness of their lives without Jesus. A stranger joined them as...

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We Haven’t Seen, But We Believe

Posted 4.17.20 - A week later his disciples were again in the house, and Thomas was with them. Although the doors were shut, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here and...

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Christ Is Risen!

Posted 4.8.20 - After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to look at the tomb.  Look, there was a great earthquake, for an angel from the Lord came down from heaven. Coming to the...

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What’s Going On? Why the Parade?

Posted 4.3.20 - “When they neared Jerusalem, having arrived at Bethphage on Mount Olives, Jesus ent two disciples with these instructions: “Go over to the village across from you. You’ll find a donkey tethered there, her colt with her. Untie her and bring them to...

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Let Us Pray Together

Posted 3.24.20 - We come to pray, O Lord for your broken world filled with hate, war and violence;for our nation and the world dealing with a virus that separates us from our neighbor, causes financial anxiety as well as illness;for our various faith communities...

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COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted 3.16.20 -Read carefully and meditate on this poem entitled “Pandemic”, Pandemic, What if you thought of it, as the Jews consider the Sabbath—the most sacred of times? Cease from travel....

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Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days

Posted 2.24.20 -This hymn is based on the story of Jesus’ time in the wilderness and the temptations he faced. Read once again Matthew 4:1-11. In the hymn the concepts of sin, evil, and temptation are the primary focus with an understanding that Jesus can...

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