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The Story Behind I Still Believe

March 27, 2020

Cover Story “One love can change your life; one life can change the world.”  That is the tagline for the newly released film I Still Believe, based on the life of contemporary Christian singer Jeremy Camp and his relationship with his first wife Melissa, who died of cancer in 2001. The movie was shot in Mobile, …

Experience the Word of God in New Ways: The Word Alive with Lysa

February 26, 2020

Faith at Work Are you interested in seeing, tasting and hearing the Holy Land from Birmingham, Ala.? Attendees of The Word Alive with Lysa TerKeurst will do just that on April 3-4, 2020 at Shades Mountain Baptist Church. TerKeurst is the president of Proverbs 31 Ministries based in Charlotte, N.C. The ministry started about 25 …

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The Gaither Vocal Band Birmingham Connection: Grammy Award Winning Wes Hampton

January 29, 2020

Cover Story Growing up, Wes Hampton listened to a wide genre of music with his parents. The Gaither Vocal Band was a favorite but Hampton never expected to one day sing tenor for the group! His Childhood. Born and raised in West Tennessee, Hampton grew up in the church. “I was involved and knew the …

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Celebrate the Family Expo Recap!

January 27, 2020

Special Feature On January 11, 2020, Birmingham Christian Family (BCF) celebrated 20 years of GOOD NEWS at the Celebrate the Family Expo. Here are a few of the highlights from the free day of family fun at the Hoover Met’s Finley Center! The Chick-Fil-A Herd of Cows arrived in their “Cow Mobile” handed out plush …

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Celebrating 20 Years of Good News: Where Are They Now?

December 28, 2019

Cover Story The year 2020 is special to Birmingham Christian Family (BCF) magazine because it marks 20 years of sharing Good News with readers like you. 20 years can bring a lot of changes, so keep reading to find where past cover stories are now! You can also read the full length, powerful faith stories …

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Making Musical Memories: A Birmingham-Southern College Christmas Tradition

November 25, 2019

Music Notes Brought to you by: Thomas Waters State Farm, www.thomaswaters.com As the holidays grow nearer, I’m sure memories of family holiday traditions come to mind for many. The Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) choral experience has been a life-long, life-changing experience for me, as I’m certain it has for many – those who have participated in …

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Worship with MercyMe in Concert!

September 18, 2019

Music Notes Multi-platinum MercyMe, along with Grammy nominee Crowder and GMA Dover nominee Micah Tyler, will stop in Birmingham on October 17 as part of the Imagine Nation Tour! Recent radio favorites “Best News Ever,” “Grace Got You” and “Even If” are housed on MercyMe’s most current album, LIFER, and will be among the hits …

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Building Community through Jazz

September 9, 2019

Music Notes Brought to you by: Thomas Waters State Farm, www.thomaswaters.com 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 …

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Trusting God’s Plan: Miss Alabama Tiara Pennington

July 31, 2019

“I remember wanting to fall on my knees or at least fall down, I was so excited,” Tiara Pennington said as she reflected on the moment when she was crowned the new Miss Alabama on June 8, 2019. In her unforgettable moment, Pennington shares that she felt the support of every person in the room …

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Time to Tailgate! Boiling ‘N Bragging 2019

July 26, 2019

Special Feature Brought to you by: Community Partner Hinkle Roofing, www.HinkleRoofing.com. Wear your favorite college football team colors, enjoy a low country boil and help the most critically ill children in our community. You don’t want to miss Boiling ‘N Bragging 2019– the first college football tailgate party of the season to help raise funds …