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  • Church should lead way on civility, Gov. Haslam says

    by Tom Strode, posted Tuesday, October 10, 2017 (one year ago)

    Photo by Jason Thacker
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The church should be at the forefront of promoting civility in a deeply divided culture, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam told Christian leaders at a Southern Baptist-sponsored event in Nashville.

    "We, of all people, understand grace," Haslam said of Christians at an Oct. 3 lunch held by the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), "and we of all people understand, 'You know, I don't really have the right to be on a high horse yelling at you because but for God's immeasurable grace I'd be a mess. So we should understand the need for civility. Read More