TN Tribune Articles

      According to the website of the Tennessee Tribune: “Each week more than 150,000 Tennesseans read The Tennessee Tribune to keep a watchful eye on news and events shaping our community. They turn to The Tribune because it speaks to their needs with language and perspective, which reflects their way of life. Unlike other weeklies that have lost touch with important issues facing today’s Black families, The Tribune offers a fresh and encouraging view on people and events that have a positive impact.” The web address for the Tennessee Tribune is http://tntribune.com/about/  Dean Curry is a weekly contributor to the Tennessee Tribune. His articles are listed below.

December 2010

Giving_Thanks_to_God_with_Head_Heart_and_Hands,_November_25-December_1_2010.pdf

A_Time_of_New_Beginnings,_December_2-8_2010.pdf

The_Special_Calling_of_a_Christian_Leader,_December_9-15_2010.pdf

Reclaming_the_Power_of_Intercessory_Prayer,_December_16-22_2010.pdf

Remembering_to_Keep_Christ_in_Christmas,_December_23-29_2010.pdf

January 2011

Preparing_to_Receive_God's_Blessings_in_New_Year,_December_30-January_5_2011.pdf

The_Abiding_Presence_of_God_in_the_New_Year,_January_6-12_2011.pdf

Striving_for_Perfection_in_the_New_Year,_January_13-19_2011.pdf

Feburary 2011

The_Season_of_Epiphany_and_the_Presence_of_an_Immanent_God,_Febuary_3-9_2011.pdf

Divine_Inspiration_for_a_Postmodern_Generation,_February_10-16_2011.pdf

Studying_to_show_Ourselves_Approved:_The_Necessity_of_Individual_Corporate_and_Consistent_Bible_Study,_Februrary_17-23_2011.pdf

Seeing_Our_Divine_Potential_Through_the_Lenses_of_Historically_Black_Colleges_and_Universities,_Febuary_24-March_2_2011.pdf

March 2011

Remembering_Ash_Wednesday_as_we_Prepare_for_the_Season_of_Lent,_March_3-9_2011.pdf

The_Significance_of_Fasting_During_the_Season_of_Lent,_March_10-16_2011.pdf

Embracing_a_Peace_that_Passes_All_Understanding,_March_17-23_2011.pdf

Love_Keeps_no_Record_of_Wrong: The_Power_and_Necessity_of_Forgiveness,_March_24-30_2011.pdf

Embracing_Your_Divine_Destiny,_March_31-April_6_2011(1).pdf

April 2011

Giving_the_Best_of_Our_Service,_April_7-13_2011.pdf

A_New_Kind_of_King: The_Significance_of_Palm_Sunday,_April_14-20_2011.pdf

Giving_Thanks_for_the_Hope_that_Easter_Brings,_April_21-27_2011.pdf

Being_an_Ambassador_for_Christ,_April_28-May_4_2011(1).pdf

May 2011

Putting_on_the_Helmet_of_Salvation: Recognizing_and_Receiving_God's_Love_May_5-11_2011.pdf

Defending_Against_Discouragment_and_Despair:_Picking_up_the_Shield_of_Faith,_May_12-18_2011.pdf

Wearing_our_Shoes_of_Peace:_Embracing_the_Love_Ethic_of_Jesus_the_Christ,_May_19-25_2011.pdf

The Challenge_of_Keeping_God_First:_Putting_on_the_Breastplate_of_Righteousness,_May_26-June1_2011.pdf

June 2011

The Problem_of_Personal_Perspective_and_the_Challenge_of_Embracing_God's_Universal_Truth,_June_2-8_2011.pdf

Switching_from_Defense_to_Offense:_Making_Excellent_Use_of_the_Sword_of_the_Spirit,_June_9-15_2011.pdf

From_Attack_to_Achievement:_Suggestions_for_Overcoming_a_Crisis_in_Faith,_June_16-22_2011.pdf

Asking_the_Lord_to_Order_our_Steps:_The_Importance_of_Choosing_the_Right_Theological,_June_23-29_2011(1).pdf

July 2011

The_Difference_Between_Being_Alone_and_Lonely:_The_Reality_of_an_Ever-Present_God,_June30-July_6_2011(1).pdf

the_Local,_National_and_International_Implications_of_God's_Omnipresence,_July_7-13_2011.pdf

Why_We_Remain_Christians: The_Reality_of_God's_Omnipotence_July_14-20_2011.pdf

Finding_God's_Perfect_Will_in_an_imperfect_World:_The_Powere_of_an_Omniscient God._July_21-27_2011.pdf

August 2011

Telling_the_Lord_About_It: Renewal_and_Reconciliation_through_Confession,_July_28-August_3_2011.pdf

It's_not_Who_You_Know_or_What_You_Know_it's_Who_You_Are:_The_Importance_of_Character,_August_4-10_2011.pdf

The_Serenity_Prayer_Part 1 of 3:_Working_Toward_Acceptance,_August_11-17_2011.pdf

The_Serenity_Prayer_Part_2_of_3:_Finding_the_Courage_to_Change_Through_Prayer,_August_18-24_2011.pdf

The_Serenity_Prayer_Part_3 of 3:_Five_Reasons_to_Seek_God's_Wisdom,_August_25-31_2011.pdf

Sepetember 2011

Avoiding_Cults_and_Embracing_Christ:_The_Importance_of_Knowing_Your_Church's_Doctrine,_Spetember_1-7_2011.pdf

Hearing_Heaving_Rejoice:_The_Value_of_Leading_One_Person_Back_to_God,_September_8-14_2011.pdf

Coming_Back_to_our_First_Love:_Remembering_the_Joy_of_our_Salvation_through_Jesus,_September_22-28_2011.pdf

October 2011

The_Death_Penalty_and_the_Beloved_Community:_Two_Incompatible_Ideas,_September_29-October_5_2011.pdf

The_Poor_Will_Always_Be_With_You:_The_Challenge_and_Call_of_Kingdom_Building,_October_6-12_2011.pdf

Recognizing_and_Embracing_God's_Anointing_Wherever_It_May_Be_Found,_October_13-19_2011.pdf

Ye_shall_Know_Them_By_Their_Fruits:_Avoiding_the_Paralysis_of_Analysis,_October_20-26_2011.pdf

November 2011

From_Retribution_to_Reconciliation:_The_Importance_of_the_New_Testament,_October_27-Nov_2_2011.pdf

Competitive_Christians_and_the_Role_and_Value_of_Service,_November_10-16_2011.pdf

Healing_on_the_Sabbath:_The_Difference_between_Religion_and_Spirituality,_Nov_17-23_2011.pdf

December 2011

Leading_with_Love:_Embracing_the_Model_of_the_Good_Shepherd,_December_1-7_2011.pdf

Unprecedented_Challenges_and_an_Extraordinary_God:_Lessons_from_the_Prophet_Daniel, December_8-14_2011.pdf

Three_Kinds_of_Christian_Giving,_December_15-21_2011.pdf

The_Meaning_and_Majesty_of_the_Messiah:_Giving_Thanks_for_Christmas,_December_22-28_2011.pdf

January 2012

Remembering_the_God_who_Remembered_Us:_December_29-January_4_2012.pdf

And_on_the_Seventh_Day_God_Rested:_The_Importance_of_Getting_Rest,_January_12-18_2012.pdf

Showing_Love_Toward_Our_Enemies:_Jesus,_Our_Model_to_Live_By,_January_19-25_2012.pdf

Jesus_Loved_His_Disciples:_The_Role_and_Necessity_of_Mentors,_January_26-February_1_2012.pdf

February 2012

Giving_Thanks_for_the_Manna:_Jesus_the_Bread_of_Life,_February_2-8_2012.pdf

From_Rejection_to_Rejoicing:_The_Significance_of_the_Cornerstone,_February_9-15_2012.pdf

Preparation_for_a_Transformation:_The_Joy_of_Preparing_to_Serve,_February_16-22_2012.pdf

Receiving_Human_and_Divine_Restoration_through_the_Power_of_Forgiveness,_February_23-29_2012.pdf

March 2012

Recompense_and_Reflection,_Repentance_and_Renewal,_during_the_Season_of_Lent,_March_1-7_2012.pdf

Clarifying_our_Vision:_Asking_God_for_a_Second,_Blessing_March_8-14_2012.pdf

Curing_the_Soul's_Diseases:_Avoiding_Anger_and_Pursuing_Prayer_During_Lent,_March_15-21_2012.pdf

Returning_a_Gift_and_Recieving_a_Blessing:_Asking_God_for_Discernment,_March_20_2012.pdf

Reverence_for_all_Human_Life:_Remembering_Trayvon_Martin,_March_27_2012.pdf

April 2012

Generosity_that_is_Grounded_in_Gratitude:_Giving_thanks_for_Palm_Sunday,_April_5-11_2012.pdf

Evidence_of_an_Abiding_Love:_Easter_and_the_Meaning_of_Change,_April_12-18_2012.pdf

Establishing_Priorities_through_the_Holy_Spirit:_Lessons_from_Mary_and_Martha,_April_19-25_2012.pdf

Children_of_the_King:_Teaching,_Supporting_and_Protecting_African-American_Children,_April_26-May_2_2012.pdf

May 2012

Forever_Focused_on_the_Father:_Overcoming_Obstacles_to_Kingdom_Building,_May_3-9_2012.pdf

Little_David_Play_on_that_Harp:_The_Need_for_Religious_Music,_May_10-16_2012.pdf

New_Birth_and_Old_Behavior:_The_Challenge_of_Christian_Committment,_May_17-23_2012.pdf

When_We_All_Get_To_Heaven;_Why_Eternal_Life_Still_Matters_May_24-30_2012.pdf

June 2012

Looking_for_a_Bountiful_Harvest:_Sowing_and_Reaping_for_the_Gospel_s_Sake_May_31-_June_6_2012.pdf

God's_Grace_is_Still_Sufficient:_The_Benefits_of_Being_Content_June_7-13_2012.pdf

Returning_from_Exile:_Taking_the_First_Step_back_to_Church_June_14-20_2012.pdf

Rebuilding_for_Rebirth:_The_Importance_of_Staying_the_Course_June_21-27_2012.pdf

July 2012

Purchasing_a_Purpose:_Money_and_the_Limitations_of_Worldly_Power_June_28-July_4_2012.pdf

Taking_the_High_Road:_Integrity_is_Integral_to_Success_July_5-11_2012.pdf

Giving_God_the_Glory_for_the_Meaningful, Manifestation_of_Miracles_July_12-18_2012.pdf

Overcoming_Evil_with_the_Power,_Presence,_and_Persistence_of_Love_July_19-25_2012.pdf

The_Bible:_Still_a_Comprehensive_Companion_for_the_Complex_Christian_July_26-_August_1_2012.pdf

August 2012

Don_t_Despair_God_Cares:_Casting_Our_Burden's_Upon_the_Lord_August_2-8_2012.pdf

The_Harvest_that_comes_from_Holiness:_Consecrating_Ourselves_for_Service_August_9-15_2012.pdf

The_Privilege_of_God's_Presence:_Humility_and_Christian_Service_August_16-22_2012.pdf

Corrected_by_Christ:_Allowing_the_Redeemer_to_Reform_our_Behavior_August_23-29_2012.pdf

September 2012

Praising_God_through_our_Professions:_Glorifying_God_in_the_Workplace_August_30-Sept_5_2012.pdf

Making_a_Better_World:_African-Americans_Voting_the_Christian_Message_September_6-12_2012.pdf

I_Too_Sing_America:_African-American_Heroes_and_9-11_September_13-19_2012.pdf

No_Pain_No_Gain:_The_Value_of_Redemptive_Suffering_through_Christ_September_20-26_2012.pdf

Purposeful_Planning_for_our_Lives:_From_Crisis_to_Confidence_through_Christ_September_27-_October_3_2012.pdf

October 2012

The_Moral_Minority:_Being_Counted_Among_a_Remnant_of_Righteous_People_October_4-10_2012.pdf

Increasing_the_Investment:_Enhancing_God_s_Gift_Placed_Within_Us_October_11-17_2012.pdf

Triumph_over_Temptation:_There_is_Power_in_the_Word_October_18-24_2012.pdf

Predestined_for_Goodness_and_Greatness:_God's_Enduring_Love_for_Humanity_October_25-31_2012.pdf

November 2012

A_Spiritual_Makeover_from_the_Potter_Hands:_Renewal_through_Repentance_November_1-7_2012.pdf

God's_Presence_in_Sacred_and_Secular_Circles:_Heeding_Good_Advice_November_8-14_2012.pdf