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Calvary to Hold Service of Remembrance and Reconciliation, Unveil New Historic Marker

by Tim Huebner In collaboration with Rhodes College, Calvary will unveil and dedicate a new historic marker at the site of the antebellum slave mart operated by Nathan Bedford Forrest in Memphis. The dedication of the marker will occur as part of a “Service of Remembrance and Reconciliation,” to be held at Calvary at noon on April 4.   An existing marker on B.B. King at Adams, placed by the Tennessee Historical Commission in 1955, only mentions that Forrest had a home... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Sunday, April 1, 2018

The power of secrets

by the Rev. Scott Walters We’ve known about the power of secrets since we were children, haven’t we? There was something thrilling about cupping a hand to my mouth and delivering a message just to the ear of a trusted friend, whether the subject was who had a crush on whom or who had cooties or what secret place we should meet in to exchange even more secrets when school was over.  And the power of secrets does not lessen in adulthood. The stakes occasionally just get... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Sunday, April 1, 2018