Category Archives: Nashville Churches

Lipscomb Lecture on Pacifism and Nashville Churches

I’ll be presenting at the Lipscomb Lectures (Summer Celebration) this year again on an aspect of the history of Nashville Churches of Christ. As with the last two years, I’ll be presenting alongside John Mark Hicks, Mac Ice and Chris … Continue reading

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Shacklett Church of Christ Preaching Appointment

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Recently, I had a preaching appointment at Shacklett Church of Christ in Kingston Springs on Highway 70S. It was a nice group and I was encouraged by worshipping with them. I managed to snap a couple of pictures while I … Continue reading

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2014 Lipscomb Lectures

It’s that time of year again. Lipscomb’s Summer Celebration is here. It’s what happens when a lectureship throws a party (ok, so the name makes me laugh a little). I’ll be speaking again this year on the history of Nashville … Continue reading

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2013 Summer Celebration

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I do not write as regularly as I would like on this blog, but I have determined that that is the way that it is going to be until I become independently wealthy and quit my regular job. I’m still … Continue reading

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Eastland Church on Truth Magazine Cover

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The Eastland congregation appeared in May 29, 1975 issue of Truth Magazine. The church existed for nearly 50 years, beginning in 1948 and closing its doors in 1995. The building was located in east Nashville on the corner of Gallatin … Continue reading

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Millersville Church on Truth Magazine Cover

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In the 1970s, Truth Magazine solicited a picture and a brief narrative of churches from the readers. The picture would usually run on the cover, and a small write-up of the history and work of the congregation would be put … Continue reading

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Broadmoor Elders

Elders were never appointed while the group met on Ewing Lane, but soon after the church moved to the building on Broadmoor, they named four men to serve as the initial elders for the group. The following men have served … Continue reading

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Lately – April 2013

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I thought I might provide a quick note about some of my studies lately. Sermons I am continuing to preach on a regular basis. When it comes to sermon topic selection, my normal practice lately has been to preach on … Continue reading

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Nashville NI Churches

As some of you know, I have been digging into Nashville church history. It seems as if one inquiry has led me down the path of further questions. Broadmoor’s history has led me to consider other non-institutional churches in Nashville … Continue reading

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Due West Church of Christ

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The Due West church started in about 1955 from a group that left the Madison church. Some of the families to begin this new work included the Cautherns and the Halls. They met in a couple of different homes for … Continue reading

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Gleanings by A. M. Burton

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Andrew Mizell Burton (Feb. 2, 1879 – Aug. 1, 1966) was the founder and owner of the Life & Casualty Insurance Co. in Nashville, TN, and he was a long-standing member of Central Church of Christ. His great wealth allowed … Continue reading

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Ewing Lane/Broadmoor Preachers

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The Broadmoor church (previously Ewing Lane) has a rich preaching heritage. The following men have preached on a regular basis for the church: Bill Hawkins (March 1963 – December 1968) Leslie Webb (Jan 1969 – June 1971; April – May … Continue reading

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Ewing Lane Church of Christ

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One of the projects that I have been trying to tackle as time permits is a congregational history of the Broadmoor church. Ultimately, I would like to get it all written down, but for now I am simply collecting information, … Continue reading

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