The Common Good

Billboard: 'Love Muslim Neighbors'

Date: September 14, 2012

A new message encouraging local residents to "Love Your Muslim Neighbors" is slated to go up on a South Church Street billboard by the end of the month.

The message is being placed on a billboard at 1015 S. Church St. by a self-described Washington, D.C.-based Christian advocacy and education organization called Sojourners, according to the group's communications director, Tim King.

King said the organization decided on Murfreesboro as a location after a number of residents living within a 100-mile radius of the city took notice of the group's message on a billboard in Joplin, Mo., and ...