Election day: Familiar faces welcome voters to GC School

KNOXVILLE — Working at a voting booth may not seem like the most glamorous job but the atmosphere today in Gap Creek Elementary School’s gym is certainly friendly. As people mill around the room poll workers and voters banter with a familiarity that can only come from years of seeing each other at the booth. One … Read moreElection day: Familiar faces welcome voters to GC School

Weatherly encourages people of faith to engage in political process

KNOXVILLE —Jon Weatherly, Dean of the School of Bible and Theology and Professor of New Testament, spoke on the 2016 election from a Christian perspective. In the interview below, Weatherly speaks on the importance of the church’s role in American politics, how we approach the election through a faith stance and how each vote has an impact on … Read moreWeatherly encourages people of faith to engage in political process