Here are the Blogs in the Weekly Tennessee Tribune Articles category.
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Tuesday, 19 June 2018
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blog preview image                    The first amendment of the Constitution of the United States maintains that there is a separation between church and state; however, it is not uncommon to hear elected officials quote scripture from the bible or to see clergy and lay people support a political candidate for a local, ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/19/2018 10:24 AM by Dean Jason Curry
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Wednesday, 14 February 2018
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blog preview image                  I know many people who were looking forward to a break, and they were equally excited about spending it in New Orleans. The music, food and carnival associated with Mardi Gras are legendary, and the students of today are as interested in experiencing this cultural event with the same ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/14/2018 8:55 PM by Dean Jason Curry
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Tuesday, 6 February 2018
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blog preview image                 Black History Month is indeed a time in which we pause to celebrate the  tremendous, unprecedented and unparalleled achievements of African-Americans who are alive as well as those who have moved on from labor to reward. Throughout the month of February, we both recognize and celebrate ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/06/2018 1:41 PM by Dean Jason Curry
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Tuesday, 16 January 2018
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blog preview image                     On May 6, 2012, the Reverend Dr. Otis Moss Jr, a Civil Rights icon, preached a Baccalaureate address in the Fisk Memorial Chapel titled “Words Matter.”  In a standing room only arena with people of African descent of various ages and educational achievements present, Dr. Moss eloquently ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/16/2018 11:35 AM by Dean Jason Curry
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Monday, 1 January 2018
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blog preview image                     When we consider the Old and New Testament scriptures which discuss the attributes of God (e.g., a God who is loving, forgiving and merciful), we quickly arrive at the conclusion that God is not simply past-oriented. God is also future-making.  The idea that God cares about our past ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/01/2018 5:57 PM by Dean Jason Curry
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Friday, 22 December 2017
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blog preview image                 I count it a privilege and a joy to see individuals, couples and families celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ throughout the world during the month of December. As certain corporations unashamedly and  aggressively emphasize the commercialization of Christmas by promoting products ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/22/2017 12:09 PM by Dean Jason Curry
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Tuesday, 19 December 2017
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blog preview image                    I’ve lived in several cities throughout the past three decades, and I’ve lived the African-American community, by choice, in most of them. I continue to find value in the meaningful relationships that exist within my immediate community, and I celebrate the achievements earned and ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/19/2017 3:12 PM by Dean Jason Curry
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Tuesday, 12 December 2017
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blog preview image Approximately ten years ago, I was asked a very interesting question. The person asked: “Are you humble?” I wasn’t sure, and I’m still not sure, if the person was being sincere or attempting to “prove” that I wasn’t humble with his question. Humility has been defined as the act of demonstrating modesty; ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2017 11:51 AM by Dean Jason Curry
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Thursday, 23 November 2017
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blog preview image                The story of the healing of the ten lepers, which is found in Luke 17:11-19, continues to remain one of my favorite stories of the bible. Over the past twenty years, I’ve heard countless sermons delivered from this text, yet, the spiritual insights revealed in this brief passage of scripture ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/23/2017 9:32 AM by Dean Jason Curry
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Monday, 11 September 2017
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blog preview image                 The events of September 11, 2001 will forever be remembered in the hearts and minds of people throughout the nation and throughout the world. On that day, the world witnessed a horrific act of violence in which thousands of people perished on one day.  Many families were affected by ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/11/2017 5:37 PM by The Reverend Jason Richard Curry, Ph.D.
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Thursday, 31 August 2017
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blog preview image                    I was ecstatic to see via social media several of my close friends and colleagues participate in the Ministers March for Justice in Washington, DC on August 28, 2017.  I’ve marched for justice for 30 years; however, as result of a scheduling conflict, I was unable to be present.  The ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/31/2017 5:14 PM by The Reverend Jason Richard Curry, Ph.D.
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Friday, 11 August 2017
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blog preview image “Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours, And ye are Christ's; and Christ is God's (1 Corinthians 3:22-23).”                 To be sure, there are at least two “wills” in this world: God’s will (Romans 12:2) and our ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/11/2017 1:27 PM by The Reverend Jason Richard Curry, Ph.D.
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Friday, 11 August 2017
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blog preview image “Therefore we conclude, that a person is justified by faith without the deeds of the law (Romans 3:28). “                 Like many of you, I believe in working hard in order to accomplish my goals. There is a difference, as one of my difficult friends pointed out, in “working hard and working smart.” ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/11/2017 1:22 PM by The Reverend Jason Richard Curry, Ph.D.
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Wednesday, 9 August 2017
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blog preview image                     I am a proponent of attending meetings. As a university chaplain, I make it a point to attend both formal and informal meetings throughout the day. My formal meetings may include discussions about fundraising in order to make repairs to the Chapel.  My informal meetings may include ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/09/2017 3:47 PM by The Reverend Dr. Jason Richard Curry
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Monday, 12 December 2016
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Posted on 12/12/2016 12:30 PM by Josh Jones
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Monday, 12 December 2016
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Posted on 12/12/2016 11:31 AM by Josh Jones
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Monday, 12 December 2016
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Posted on 12/12/2016 11:29 AM by Josh Jones
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