STEPS Proactive Parenting

June 27, 2018

Parenting Points  Brought to you by: White Plume Technologies Sometimes, teenagers take drugs or drink. Maybe even the one in your home. You may be thinking, “That can’t happen to us!” Are you sure? Because 75% of high school students have tried some type of addictive substance, and 40-50% use drugs, drink alcohol, or …

HCA Seeks to Define Christianity by Service

June 26, 2018

Education Extra Students at Heritage Christian Academy (HCA) get much more than an education in science, math, history, English, or even Bible. They get perspective. The kind of perspective one gets from getting outside of his or her self and engaging in some form of ministry. Whether by volunteering in a local ministry or by …

Heritage Christian Academy Learns what it is to “Be the Hands and Feet” of Jesus

May 23, 2018

Education Extra Heritage Christian Academy (HCA), an interdenominational 3K-12th grade private Christian school in Hoover, Alabama knows that the Greater Birmingham Area does not lack for excellent schools. Year after year public and private educational institutions around town are recognized for accomplishments and distinction in academics, athletics and arts. It can be difficult for local …

Super Summer Camp Opportunities 2018

April 27, 2018

BASKETBALL Coach Paul Brown Camps. Learn from an outstanding teacher of fundamentals, June 25-29 Green Valley Baptist, July 16-20 Riverchase UMC, July 23-27 Trinity UMC/Homewood and July 30-August 3 Green Valley Baptist/Hoover. Boys and girls ages 6-13. Full day 9am-4pm ($195), half day 9am-Noon ($125). Register at SPORTS Hoover Sports Complex. Each five-day camp is designed …

Coach Paul Brown Brings Summer Basketball to Area Churches

April 13, 2018

Special Feature It’s becoming a summer tradition for area churches to become home to the basketball camps of Coach Paul Brown. “Coach Brown is patient, fair and fun. He understands the various developmental stages of young children and maximizes their capacity to learn basketball,” says Dawn Corley, Director of Activities at Green Valley Baptist Church …

Are You Equipped to Fight the Parenting Battle?

March 28, 2018

Parenting Points Being a Christian parent in today’s world is more challenging than ever. We are in a battle for our children’s hearts and minds and the tools Satan has at his disposal are more cunning than ever. We are now all in “crisis” parenting as we fight to teach our children their identity in …

Author & Former CEO of 40 Days for Life in Birmingham

March 26, 2018

City Scene David Bereit became an outspoken pro-life advocate after Planned Parenthood announced plans to build an abortion clinic in his Texas town in 1998. He helped to start and build a local grassroots coalition that rallied 60 churches and thousands of people together and dramatically reduced abortions in the region. Planned Parenthood recognized the …

Girl Scouts

February 26, 2018

“Cookie Time!” Area Girl Scouts load cookie orders at Birmingham Cookie Drop Off, Guiding Light Church, Birmingham. Ava Christiansen (bottom left) of Troop 285/Hoover wants to use her cookie earnings to help the Ronald McDonald House.

1st Birthday!

February 26, 2018

Photo Fun Julia Kuehnert celebrating her first birthday! Proud parents are Ali and Justin Kuehnert of Moody.

Welcome to the World Little Girl!

February 26, 2018

Photo Fun McKinley Grace Blalock, granddaughter of Connie and Harry Blalock of Birmingham.