By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
NASHVILLE — For at least one week in Nashville, barriers caused by race and religion were torn down as 117 children of diverse backgrounds came together to sing and learn musical skills.
At least 10 countries were represented at the International Music School held June 16-20 at Tusculum Hills Baptist Church in Nashville.
Children at the event, which was sponsored by several Nashville-area churches, launched the Children’s Freedom Choir and presented their first concert at the conclusion of their week-long school. The choir included children of Christian, Muslim, Hindu, and other or no religious backgrounds. [Read more…]