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A Quiet Strength: Behind the Scenes of Chick-fil-A

February 28, 2020

Cover Story Truett Cathy founded one of the largest fast food restaurant chains in America, Chick-fil-A, in 1946. Do you recognize the name Jeannette M. Cathy? Wife to Truett Cathy, Jeannette played a very important role in Chick-fil-A’s success, albeit mostly behind the scenes. Trudy Cathy White watched her mother provide their family with a …

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Appeal to the Courtroom of Heaven

February 26, 2020

Best Books Plead Your Case in the Courtroom of Heaven. With the slam of the gavel, the hopes and dreams for your future shatter. With a judgment rendered, you or a loved one now serve time in prison. Will another court hear your pleas? In despair over her son’s future, Shonda Whitworth petitioned the Lord …

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Jesus – The God Who Knows Your Name

February 26, 2020

Best Books I am not alone in my proclivity to spiritual distraction. As Christians, we are surrounded by alluring diversions and secondary issues which capture our attention and crowd out the one true thing that matters more than all the rest collectively – the person of Jesus. Doctrinal discussions, ecclesial and secular politics, and prophetic …

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Birmingham’s Own New York Time’s Best-Selling Author Patti Callahan Henry Takes the Stage at Samford

February 11, 2020

Special Feature Patti Callahan Henry is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of 15 novels and the recipient of the 2020 Harper Lee Award for Alabama’s distinguished writer. She has also been selected as the 2020 Corts Distinguished Author and will take the stage at Samford University for the 10th Annual Tom …

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Soul Strong

January 27, 2020

Best Books Do you have the strength of soul you need to live out God’s story for your life? Let award-winning author Lucinda Secrest McDowell show you how to become soul strong! How do I know my life makes a difference? How am I supposed to balance life when it seems I can’t catch a …

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The Tony Evans Bible Commentary

January 27, 2020

Best Books I once asked a group of students to offer one word which best describes the gospel of Jesus. When the class had finished offering words about salvation, atonement, and repentance, we turned to Mark’s gospel and encountered a word that was not offered by any of the students. Jesus preached the good news …

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Battle Weary? Read On!

December 28, 2019

Best Books Sometimes we slay the giants that defy the rule of God. We cast our stones and the monstrosities which defy Christ and his kingdom buckle and fall. We fight a good fight, we keep the faith, and evil crashes in defeat. But what happens when we sling our stones and Goliath doesn’t fall? …

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I Am a Field

December 28, 2019

Best Books God can seem hard to understand. So can you. So can I. Add to that what God’s doing in us and who we’re meant to be in the world, and it’s easy for a typical Jesus-follower to feel a bit lost. I Am a Field by Jeff Davenport was written to help you …

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Reflections on the Existence of God by Richard E. Simmons III

December 13, 2019

Best Books Does God exist? In his latest book, Reflections on the Existence of God, Richard E. Simmons III answers this question in a series of easy to read, short essays full of fascinating illustrations. The book is the culmination of 25 plus years of research and provides a powerful answer key of sorts for …

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Christmas Gift Idea for Kids: Rivers Overseas

November 25, 2019

Best Books Meet Rivers. Take an incredible journey with the loveable and adorable puppy Rivers as he travels overseas with his adoptive dad. Rivers, through his own journey, experiences the world through God’s eyes and finds joy in God’s faithfulness as he encounters new people, places, and things. A delightful story of adventure and learning …