Pastor Michael Davis

Our mission is to lead the individuals and families of our inner-city community to lives of Gospel transformation, and we support that mission in every ministry and program offered through our ministry center, The DEN. Our motto is "Breaking chains for change." We want our inner-city youth to understand that education is critical to breaking the chains of poverty.

We provide a unique ministry that uses christian hip-hop, videos and relatable bible studies to reach and engage our inner-city youth.


The programs provided through The DEN Community Center are designed to minister to the entire family from school-age children through adults. The programs currently available include:

Lunch Buddy In-School Mentoring

For children in grades K - 6th grade. Volunteers are matched with one student and join them for lunch at least twice a month to encourage positive role model relationship building.


An after school program for children in K - 6th grade to assist with homework, encourage positive life skills, and teach about the love of Christ. LIONS Club meets Monday - Friday 3PM - 6PM. Email for details to signup or to volunteer.

Community Groups for Men and Women

Our Kingsmen mentoring group meets every Wednesday 6:30PM - 7:30PM, and our Moving Forward women's group meets every Thursday 6:30PM - 7:30PM with onsite childcare available.

Read to Succeed

Adult learning opportunities,including ESL Classes

Community Events

Several times a year The DEN hosts events designed to foster unity
within the inner-city community.

Ministry Teams

Volunteers are passionate about going into the community often, creating relationships, sharing information about ministries at The Den, upcoming events, etc.

Summer Camps

ROAR Athletes Basketball Skills camp is held the third week of every June, and the RISE Aerospace Camp is held the last three weeks of every July. Email for details to signup or to volunteer.


Ministry Center

The Den Ministry Center is where it happens! From after school programs, adult bible studies and mentoring, and counseling to Christian Hip Hop concerts, community events, and summer camps, come check us out at 708 Minerva Drive, Murfreesboro TN, 37130.

1st Friday Hip Hop Concert

We will host an annual Christian Hip Hop concert every August. It's a free event and open to the community. Doors open at 6:30PM. No children under 8 without an adult.

Previous Concerts by...

City Takers
Mistah Cross
Mo Betta
Rachel Mann
Priest Jon
Natalie VilLa

And that's just to name a few!

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar

MEET OUR STAFF: Inner-City Ministry Team

Michael Davis

Inner-City Ministry Pastor

Shanelle Cole

Administrative Assistant