Holly Meyer, The Tennessean

Holly Meyer

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Holly:

Free speech safe at Christian conference as Huckabee shares racist joke, Blackburn IDs 'real threat'

U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee spoke Friday at the National Religious Broadcasters Christian Media Convention. → Read More

Attorney General William Barr: Progressives moving away from liberal democracy; religion, free press weakening

U.S. Attorney General William Barr spoke at the National Religious Broadcasters Christian Media Convention held in Nashville this week. → Read More

Catholic school children mark the start of Lent with Ash Wednesday service

Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent, which is the season of reflection and repentance intended to prepare Christians for Easter. → Read More

Could being Christian in the U.S. become risky? Freed American pastor Andrew Brunson thinks so.

Andrew Brunson spoke Tuesday at the National Religious Broadcasters Christian Media Convention held in Nashville. → Read More

Texas church expelled from Southern Baptist Convention for hiring registered sex offender as pastor

The newly formed Credentials Committee delivered its first report to the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee on Tuesday in Nashville. → Read More

Man injured in Whiskey Dix bar shooting in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro police said It is not clear if the man was the intended target of the shooting since the bar was full of customers. → Read More

Top Southern Baptist leader resigns over inappropriate relationship, now leads S.C. church

The Rev. Frank Page resigned from a Southern Baptist Convention post in 2018. At the time, he also announced his retirement from active ministry. → Read More

Hate vs. dislike? Tree of Life Rabbi Jeffrey Myers says word choice matters in pursuit to end hate speech

Tree of Life Rabbi Jeffrey Myers spoke Monday night at The Temple. He was the keynote speaker at the Nashville is Stronger Than Hate event. → Read More

LifeWay Research survey: Protestant pastors disagree about arming congregants during worship

The issue was recently thrust into the spotlight after the Dec. 29 shooting at West Freeway Church of Christ in Texas. → Read More

Nashville hosted an Iowa caucus on Monday night. Here's why.

The McCabe Park Community Center in Nashville served as one of the dozens of satellite precinct locations the Iowa Democratic Party launched this year. → Read More

Episcopalians pass resolution calling for inmate Abu-Ali Abdur'Rahman to be moved off death row

Clergy and laypersons in the Middle Tennessee diocese want Abu-Ali Abdur'Rahman's reduced sentence of life with parole to be upheld. → Read More

TBI: Three arrested on arson charges following fires in Houston, Dickson counties

The charges are a result of a joint investigation between TBI, Houston County Sheriff's Office, Houston County Fire Department and the Dickson County Sheriff's Office. → Read More

Pedestrian dies after being hit on Interstate 40 in Dickson County

The driver of the vehicle was not injured nor were any charges issued. → Read More

Tennessee survivor featured in new 'Blind Eyes Opened' documentary on sex trafficking in the U.S.

It will be shown Thursday evening in nearly 800 theaters nationwide and several Nashville-area theaters are participating in the one-night-only viewing. → Read More

United Methodist leaders propose splitting church over same-sex marriage tensions

A group of United Methodist leaders announced a proposed agreement Friday that could split the second largest Protestant denomination in the U.S. → Read More

United Methodist Church expected to split over same-sex marriage, spin off new denomination

The United Methodist Church is expected to split over same-sex marriage and spin-off a new "traditionalist Methodist" denomination. → Read More

Funeral arrangements set for Hendersonville Officer Spencer Bristol

Bristol, 31, died Monday after being struck by a vehicle during a foot pursuit across Interstate 65. → Read More

Hendersonville police, officer's family 'overwhelmed' by support from the community following line of duty death

Master Patrol Officer Spencer Bristol, 31, died Monday after being struck by a vehicle during a foot pursuit across Interstate 65. → Read More

One person dead after New Year's Eve shooting on Interstate 65 in Nashville

The Tuesday incident was reported just before midnight. Nashville police have confirmed one person is dead. → Read More

What we know about the pursuit and crash that killed Hendersonville police officer Spencer Bristol

Master Patrol Officer Spencer Bristol, 31, died at Skyline Medical Center. → Read More