Laurie’s Blog

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A Cure for Busyness

November 28, 2022

Publisher’s Note Moving can be tough but I’ve discovered it also can be a time of discovering treasures. As I sorted through some books, I found an index card tucked away. On it my dad had handwritten a prayer- just for me. A prayer I needed to read- again. I’d date it back about 20 …

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What’s in a Name?

September 26, 2022

Publisher’s Note “…give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” Matthew 1:21  As I watched with billions of other people from around the world the state funeral service of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey, I heard many prayers said. They all ended with- “…in the name of Jesus …

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Jonathan’s Way

July 25, 2022

Publisher’s Note  We have two roads that lead to our home- one road curves sharply with lots of hills and valleys, the other road is basically straight. Although the routes are very different, they both take about the same amount of time to reach our doorstep. Growing up, my son Jonathan loved to take the …

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May 31, 2022

Publisher’s Note As we prepared to open the doors at the 3rd Annual Celebrate the Family Expo, we had families lining up early and ready to enjoy the day of free family fun! The wait put them first in line for totes full of giveaways from community businesses and ministries and the first to experience …

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Come Celebrate with Us!

April 25, 2022

Publisher’s Note As we turn 22, we would like to invite you to come and celebrate with us at our 3rd Annual Celebrate the Family Expo! May 7, 2022 at the Hoover Met Complex. Enjoy fun, free activities from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and learn about resources right here in our community designed to help meet …

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A Mountain Top Experience

March 28, 2022

Publisher’s Note When my sons were just four and five years old, we decided to improve the look of our “weed happy” front yard. To the great pleasure of the boys, a large load of red rocks was dumped on what was once a “nature area.” It was only a matter of seconds before the …

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March Giveaways

February 25, 2022

March Reader GIVEAWAYS TO SAY THANK YOU for reading and supporting the businesses and organizations that advertise with Birmingham Christian Family(BCF) and make spreading Good News possible we have TWO Great Giveaways this month to help you make your springtime even better! 3 Ways to Win a $40 Gift Card to Mark’s Outdoors in Vestavia- …


Your Opinion Matters

January 26, 2022

Publisher’s Note Would you take a moment to help us improve your reading experience and give you more of the Good News you want? Our very brief online reader survey may be completed anonymously or if you provide your email address, we will enter you in a drawing for an opportunity to receive two tickets …


Delivering Good News

December 27, 2021

Publisher’s Note Birmingham Christian Family has had the privilege of sharing Good News with readers in Central Alabama for 21 years! So many of those Good News stories have come from you, our readers, letting us know how God is at work in your life and your community. As we embark on our 22nd year, …

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Jingle All the Way Reader Give-A-Ways

October 26, 2021

Publisher’s Note Readers like you make spreading Good News in our community possible. Thanks to you our issues and articles are shared online and in print with tens of thousands of people every month. You are the ones responsible for making sure our advertisers know you do business with them and understand their advertising each …

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