City Scene Jazz in the Park performers TJW 0377

Building Community through Jazz

September 9, 2019

Music Notes Brought to you by: Thomas Waters State Farm, On October 13, 2019 enjoy an evening of “Jazz in the Park” on the grounds of the Emmet O’Neal Library in Mountain Brook. The free event from 5-8 p.m. is hosted by the non-profit, Magic City Smooth Jazz. Since 2008, the organization has hosted …

City Scene Legacy League speaker author morgan cheeck with family CheekFamily2019 104

Author Morgan Cheek to Share Faith Journey at Samford Legacy League’s Luncheon

September 7, 2019

On Thursday, October 10, the Samford University Legacy League will host their annual Fall Luncheon as they welcome Morgan Cheek, a Birmingham resident and gifted author, as their featured guest. Cheek, author of two books, On Milk and Honey: How God’s Goodness Shows Up in Unexpected Places and Are We There Yet? One Sojourner’s Journey …

Social Media Article Banner

5 Tips for Social Media Success

September 3, 2019

Special Feature The social media world can be a scary place if you do not know what you are doing. What if I mess up? What if everyone notices? What if NOBODY notices? I get it! This is your business and you want to protect it. Here are 5 social media tips that can help …

Cover Story McNair possible cover image 2019.03.15 investiture mcnair seal

Called to Serve: Tuskegee’s Dr. Lily McNair

August 29, 2019

Cover Story “We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose,” says Tuskegee University President Dr. Lily McNair, quoting Romans 8:28. “I think about that so much. It’s been so important to help me deal with difficult situations and also …

Photo Fun Picks for Kids Tide and Tigers

The Tide and Tigers Join Together with Children’s of Alabama

August 29, 2019

Photo Fun For the ninth consecutive year, Children’s of Alabama has teamed up with the University of Alabama and Auburn University football teams and Wells Fargo in the “Picks for Kids” campaign that will run throughout the 2019-2020 football season. As part of the “Picks for Kids” campaign, Wells Fargo will donate $1,000 to Children’s …

Featured Image Jewish Beeson

Exploring the Jewish Roots of Christianity with Beeson Divinity School

August 26, 2019

Special Feature  Did Jesus want to start a new religion? How did the New Testament writers use the Hebrew Bible? Does the church replace Israel? When and how did the church split with the Synagogue? Hear leading Christian scholars explore these questions and more at Samford University Beeson Divinity School’s second annual Anglican Theology Conference, …

Screen Shot 2019 08 26 at 1.55.50 PM

Southern Women’s Show: Birmingham’s Biggest Shopping Event

August 26, 2019

Fall marks the return of one of Birmingham’s most anticipated annual events, the Southern Women’s Show! The show runs October 4-6, 2019 at the BJCC North Exhibition Hall with three days of celebrity guests, exciting new features, exclusive offers, cooking classes, seminars and boutique shopping designed specifically for Magic City gals. The lineup includes fan …

Publishers note All Things cropped image

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 …

Screen Shot 2019 08 25 at 7.14.32 PM

Words of Life: Beeson Lay Academy Fall 2019

August 25, 2019

Special Feature Are you looking to deepen your understanding of the Word of God? Attend one or several of Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School Lay Academy of Theology 2019 fall classes to grow in your faith. This semester’s theme, Words of Life, is inspired by John 6:68 that says, “Lord, to whom shall we go? …

Faith at Work State Farm Cycling Team 4 members

Restoration Ride: By God’s Grace

August 25, 2019

Special Feature Brought to you by: Community Partner State Farm, “By God’s grace I am here. I have been the beneficiary of God’s ocean of grace,” explains Thomas Waters as he remembers the bike ride he took through Irondale two years ago. “I felt the car’s front end hit me and the next thing …