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February 2020 Giveaways

January 27, 2020

FEBRUARY GIVEAWAYS TO SAY THANK YOU for reading and supporting the businesses and organizations that advertise with us and make spreading Good News possible, we have some Great Giveaways for you and your family! Win TWO TICKETS/Mother & Son to the King’s Home Queen’s Ball February 28, 2020 at The Club, Simply Follow Us …

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Celebrating 20 Years of Spreading GOOD NEWS!

December 27, 2019

Publisher’s Note “I have held may thing in my hands, and have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess.” Martin Luther Looking back over the last 19 years since the first issue of Birmingham Christian Family magazine was published, I am reminded of the many, many ways …

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Merry Christmas to You! 12 Gifts of Christmas

November 19, 2019

Laurie’s Blog As we celebrate our 20th year of spreading Good News in our community, all of us at Birmingham Christian Family wanted to do something special for readers like you who spread that Good News with your family and friends each month- either sharing a print issue or reading and sharing one of our …

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October 24, 2019

Laurie’s Blog For years, I’ve considered fear or worry as a negative character trait. It’s been a hang up for me that I have sought to shake. Just when I think I have it licked-there it is. Recently I was given reason to have gratitude for that fear, to classify it as a gift. You …

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What Kind of Communicator are You? 

September 24, 2019

Laurie’s Blog I believe God gives each of us unique opportunities to share the amazing love He has for us with others. It is no coincidence the family He placed us in, the co-workers we encounter, the strangers that cross our paths. We are called to communicate His love to others, but to do that …

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All Things… 

August 25, 2019

Laurie’s Blog The words of Romans 8:28 have hung on the wall of my home for as long as I can remember. In fact, I’m pretty sure the framed verse came with me into my home almost 25 years ago and found its place right inside the front entry way. It’s been a great reminder …

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Got Good News?

July 22, 2019

Publisher’s Note I come from a long line of people called to spread Good News. You see my dad, my granddad, my great granddad and my great great grandad all served as pastors spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ- the ultimate in GOOD NEWS for all of us! I can remember as a small child, …

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Pick Up the Word!

June 23, 2019

Publisher’s Note Looking for a Great Read this Summer? Pick Up the Word! Interviewing Kathie Lee Gifford for our cover story this month, I could not help but get caught up in her excitement of being a student of God’s Word. “The Bible is our treasure map,” she said and I knew exactly what she …

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What’s Your Fish Story?

May 22, 2019

Laurie’s Blog I had the wonderful opportunity to attend church at the beach a few Sundays ago. After the pastor read the Gospel Lesson from John 21:1-14, he asked, “Where are you fishing? He challenged us to be “fishers of men” wherever we may find God taking us this summer. He suggested the “best bait” …


Start with Hello

April 22, 2019

Publisher’s Note When you think of ministering- where does your mind go? Leading a Bible study, visiting the sick, taking a mission trip? All very good and important things but have you pondered how a simple “hello” at the office or anywhere can minister to someone? The Leader of Prevention and Wellness Efforts for Google, …