The Overcoming Church: Taken and Reoccupied

The congregation of the First Baptist Church of Nashville had just gathered for worship on Sunday morning, February 11, 1862, when the news came that, after a bloody four-day battle, Confederate Fort Donelson had fallen to the Union Army. Situated on the Cumberland...

200th Speaker Series: Dr. Tom Nettles

Sunday, March 8 at 10:30 in the Sanctuary. Dr. Tom Nettles is widely regarded as one of the foremost Baptist historians in America. He will speak on Baptist Confessions of Faith. ​Currently with Founders Ministries, he also served as the Professor of Historical...

Volunteer at Second Harvest

Volunteers are needed to work at Second Harvest and help put hope back on the table for struggling families, children, and seniors. Our church is planning to do a volunteer shift every single month for the rest of the year as part of our 200th Anniversary. Sat, 9/26...

200th Speaker Series: Dr. Kelly Miller Smith, Jr.

Sunday, Feb 16 at 10:30 in the Sanctuary. The Reverend Dr. Kelly Miller Smith, Jr. pastor of First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill will be our guest speaker. Dr. Smith is the former Executive Director of the Sunday School Publishing Board of the National Baptist...
Two Tennessee Churches Work to Bridge Racial Divisions

Two Tennessee Churches Work to Bridge Racial Divisions

Note: This article originally appeared on ethicsdaily.com on August 6, 2018. Rerun with permission. by Frank Lewis, senior pastor Four pastors—two black and two white—walked into a bar. Well, not exactly, but close. We had breakfast together, along with five or six...

Hand of God Was Instrumental in Forming the Joseph School

First Grade Class at The Joseph School The Joseph School (TJS) is a private school located in Cabaret, Haiti, and is currently serving 150 students in 1st – 5th grades. Public school as we know it is practically non-existent in Haiti and privately-run schools are very...