My Ethical Disconnect or the Nature of Hospitality

During the past weeks, we have spent much time thinking about the financial viability of the proposed convention center, probably too much along the way. There has been much debate on whether the projections are accurate, and whether the market can sustain the burden we are bearing. Throughout the conversation proponents of the MCC project... Continue Reading →

An Opportunity for Faith Leaders

There is a group of folks who have been working on a statement for Faith Leaders on the MCC Project to be shared with councilpersons: Members of the Metropolitan Council Historic Courthouse Public Square Nashville, TN 37201 Dear Council Member: As leaders of faith communities throughout Nashville, we have watched with interest the debate over... Continue Reading →

The Rise of Hyperbole and the Questions that Remain

Just a little over a week ago, I found myself walking into the Lakeshore Church in Antioch (lovingly known at the MediaPlay church locally, given the previous resident of the building) for a community meeting about the Music City Center, sponsored by Councilmen Dominy, Duval, and Coleman. This was advertised as a chance to hear... Continue Reading →

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