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10 Words of Wisdom

February 26, 2018

Laurie’s Blog “I can’t. You can. And I’m going to let You.” Many years ago, these ten words became a part of my life and a regular conversation with my Savior. A mantra of sorts. At first, I’d grab hold of them only in a moment of perceived crisis- like today when I locked my …

Community Partners Help Spread Good News!

January 23, 2018

Laurie’s Blog February 2018 marks the 212th Issue of Birmingham Christian Family, magazine. A part of our mission has always been to provide the magazine every month, free of charge, at easily accessible locations throughout Birmingham. In 2000 that meant hard copies of the magazine at high traffic locations throughout the Birmingham metro. In 2018 …

What’s Your Word?

December 22, 2017

Publisher’s Note Have you ever picked a “word” for the year? Last year my word was, REST. The word came to me in the form of a note of encouragement from my godmother. She slipped the verse, Psalm 91.1, in with a letter she sent me. I tucked the verse card away in my Bible …

The Reason for the Season

November 18, 2017

Laurie’s Blog It is such a thrill to see the minds and hearts of young children begin to understand what the birth of Jesus means for them. Which brings me to the tricky part. As parents, we know that our children are not only absorbing the messages of Christmas we share with them about Jesus’ …

WORKING TOGETHER to Deliver Good News!

October 19, 2017

Laurie’s Blog It takes a lot of work every month for Birmingham Christian Family magazine to make it into your hands. It is the work of a group of people- many who work tirelessly behind the scenes and never see their names in print: Lyle and Jimmy who each month prepare our files for print …

Laurie’s Blog

September 18, 2017

Papa Can Fix It My father has never been afraid of trying to fix anything. And as my mom will attest, most of the time he succeeds. His motto has always been, “Only if I run into a snag, will I call the professionals.” Papa has fixed many things in our home- a leaky faucet, …

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August 19, 2017

Perspective I was given a gift two summers ago, that will last me a life time. It came in the package of perspective. My oldest son and I spent a week at JH Ranch in northern California. On the ranch, high up on the side of a mountain, sat a white cross. From the valley, …

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July 20, 2017

Best Dressed My memories of the first day of school include wanting to always wear something new and feeling a bit anxious about how the school year would go. Admittedly I wanted to look good when I walked through those doors. I wanted to be accepted, liked, and included. Looking at old pictures that my …

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June 26, 2017

17 Years & 205 Issues of GOOD NEWS! Looking back over the 17 years since the first issue of Birmingham Christian Family magazine was published, I am reminded of the many, many ways God has guided and grown His ministry of Good News. The magazine was established as a resource for families and over the …

Meet Our Family

May 22, 2017

Laurie’s Blog Looking back over the 17 years since the first issue of Birmingham Christian Family magazine was published, I am reminded of the many, many ways God has guided and grown His ministry of Good News. The magazine was established as a resource for families and over the years we have grown as a …

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