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The Rev. Dr. Davis Chappell

The Rev. Dr. Davis Chappell is senior pastor of Brentwood United Methodist Church in Nashville, TN

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Brentwood United Methodist Church, Nashville, TN

The Rev. Dr. Davis Chappell became senior pastor of Brentwood United Methodist Church in Nashville, TN, in 2013.

Formerly he served as senior pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville since 2001.  He has served in pastoral appointments in the North Georgia Conference for the past 30 years including Redwine UMC in Gainesville, Inman UMC, White UMC and Northbrook UMC. Davis has also served on the Board of Ordained Ministry and on the Board of the United Methodist Children's Home.

Davis graduated from Martin College in Pulaski, Tennessee, and also from Lambuth College in Jackson, Tennessee, with degrees in Psychology. He went on to Candler School of Theology on the campus of Emory University, where he received his M.Div. degree. In 2008 he completed his D.Min degree at Perkins School of Theology on the campus of Southern Methodist University. His doctoral work was in the area of evangelism and church renewal. His thesis was about how the mother church is impacted by birthing a new congregation.

Davis is married to the former Sherre Hufman. They have two grown children, Andrew and Hailey.

 


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The Rev. Dr. Davis Chappell

A Prophet's Joy

Zephaniah 3:14-20

2nd Sunday of Advent - Year A - (Advent 3C)

December 08, 2013

The Rev. Dr. Davis Chappell (UMC)

We continue our Advent journey today with a reading from the prophet, Zephaniah. His very name means God protects. Zephaniah's prophecy is limited to three chapters, just 55 verses. In his signature verse, his lineage is traced back four generations. That's a little strange if you know the prophets! Others go back two generations. Zephaniah goes back four.

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The Rev. Dr. Davis Chappell - Magic and Mystery of Life

The Rev. Dr. Davis Chappell (UMC)
The Rev. Davis Chappell expounds on one of lifes greatest mysteries and sources of magic: Love. What is love? What is not love? Explore with us on this Day1 Reflection.
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June 17, 2012

Street Preaching

The Rev. Dr. Davis Chappell (UMC)

The Rev. Dr. Davis Chappell suggests that we can learn a lot about how we communicate the Good News in our culture by studying how the Apostle Paul spoke to the Athenians in ancient Greece about their "unknown god."
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June 10, 2012

A Good Church Fight

The Rev. Dr. Davis Chappell (UMC)

The Rev. Dr. Davis Chappell reveals that Acts 15 offers a model for conflict resolution, and it’s marked by respect, welcome, honesty, and openness to the work of the Holy Spirit.