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Tennessee Christians Lay Out Welcome Mat for New Mosque

Inspired - Religions

Heartsong church sign welcoming mosqueThe Heartsong Church in Cordoba, Tennessee, has opened its doors to its new neighbors from the Memphis Islamic center while they are still building their own place of worship next door.

It is the sense of community that Pastor Steve Stone and Dr. Bashar Shala, chairman of the Islamic center, have built among the faithful that serves to remind us of our American ideals, in stark contrast to the ignorance of a Florida preacher who has threatened to burn the Qur’an tomorrow, on the anniversary of 9/11.

To begin their friendship, Pastor Steve erected a 6-foot red sign outdoors reading, "Welcome to the Neighborhood."

WATCH the interviews below, and READ the AP Story at USA Today

 

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