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Fall Family Fun Resource Guide

June 25, 2019

Readers choose favorite in each category & each winner/business recognized as Readers’ Choice in print and online, www.BirminghamChristian.com! How Your Business Can Participate: Invest $899 or more in display advertising in Birmingham Christian Family magazine between now and the end of 2019 and your Guide Spotlight in the September digital and print Issue is free! Invest …

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Are You Living an Optimum Life?

June 25, 2019

Senior Scene At Brookdale University Park, we pride ourselves on nurturing every aspect of our residents’ lives and wellness. We call this approach Optimum Life. Optimum Life is a holistic model that encompasses six dimensions: purposeful, emotional, physical, social, spiritual and intellectual. These dimensions guide us to learn and understand the facets of a senior’s life …

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Samaritan Counseling Centers Offer Help, Hope & Healing

June 25, 2019

Healthy Living “Help, hope, and healing” has been the slogan of Samaritan Counseling Centers of Greater Birmingham since its inception more than thirty years ago. In a spirit of compassion and concern as illustrated by the parable of the good Samaritan, Samaritan Counseling offers faith-based professional counseling, coaching and educational services in multiple locations in …

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A Dream Fulfilled: Willpower Fitness Gym

June 25, 2019

Faith at Work Will Lantrip does not recall a time when he was not passionate about athletics. A native of Forestdale, Ala., at the age of thirteen Lantrip’s parents gifted him with a weight set. This gift created the foundation for his passion for weightlifting and body building. Lantrip reflects that, “the more I lifted …

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Area Businesses Rally to Help Church Rebuild After Shooting

June 25, 2019

Faith At Work Unthinkable tragedy struck the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas when a gunman opened fire during Sunday service, killing 26 worshippers on November 5, 2017. People across the country and the world mourned for the loss of so many lives and for the families and friends of the 26 victims. …

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Briarwood Teacher & Entrepreneur: Mary Martha Walker

May 28, 2019

Education Extra Have you ever considered running a business, working a full-time job, and taking care of three children? Birmingham’s Mary Martha Walker made this happen. Walker, the founder and owner of Forever Gingerbread, had the idea of constructing a wooden and reusable gingerbread house for her daughter’s birthday. What turned out being a successful …

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Share Your Faith with the Help of Sanctuary Girl

May 23, 2019

Cool Stuff Jewelry pieces can hold special meaning and tell a story. Unique pieces from Sanctuary Girl provide a great way to display your faith in Christ with those around you! Birmingham’s Wanda Kincaid is an Independent Ambassador for the direct sales company. Kincaid shares that the mission of faith-based Sanctuary Girl is “to empower, …

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Young Business Leaders: Free Learning Opportunities Summer 2019

May 21, 2019

Special Feature Brought to you by: White Plume Technologies, www.whiteplume.com In business, certain buzzwords seem to dominate conversation for a time. Words like “disruptive,” “catalyst,” “engagement” and “lean” gain traction as the latest keys to success. You read articles and books about them. Two trending terms employers are using to describe the qualities in the …

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Local Businesses Unite to Help Ministry, King’s Home of Alabama

May 19, 2019

Mission Makers Joe Hudson Collision Center, Geico, and Charity Cars Inc. recently partnered together to donate a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee to King’s Home. “It is wonderful to see collaboration amongst multiple Birmingham agencies centered around one common goal, community service,” said Lew Burdette, President of King’s Home. “I’ve been with King’s Home for 16 …

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The Value of Social Time

May 16, 2019

Senior Scene Sometimes, everyday responsibilities leave little or no time to talk with others face to face. When time is set aside to spend with others and connect over something as simple as a shared meal, it can be rejuvenating and enlightening. Samford University students put this idea into practice when they recently visited Brookdale …