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Merry Christmas to You- Our Readers!

November 20, 2020

Publisher’s Note As we celebrate the Christmas season, all of us at Birmingham Christian Family wanted to do something special for readers like you who spread that Good News with your family and friends each month- either sharing a print issue or reading and sharing one of our articles on-line. So, get ready to enjoy …

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Hide and Seek Scriptures

October 26, 2020

12 Gifts of Christmas A personalized gift is unique and meaningful, but sometimes hard to find, especially when you want it to stand out and feel special. That’s why I created Hide and Seek Scriptures personalized verse cards, to make finding the right gift a little easier. We personalize daily Scripture cards with the name …

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12 Days of Christmas

October 26, 2020

Publisher’s Note As we continue to celebrate our 20th year of spreading Good News in our community, all of us at Birmingham Christian Family wanted to do something special for readers like you who spread that Good News with your family and friends each month- either sharing a print or digital issue or reading and …

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The Gift that Keeps on Giving: Prodigal Pottery

October 26, 2020

12 Gifts of Christmas As you are looking for unique gifts for Christmas, buy locally made pottery pieces, ornaments, mugs and more online at and also locally at King’s Home Thrift Stores. Made by women escaping homelessness and domestic abuse, Prodigal Pottery is created at the King’s Home Shelby women’s shelter. In addition to …


Holiday Gift Market Changes Lives for Students

October 6, 2020

Special Feature The holidays are just around the corner! Get a jump on your shopping at Samford Legacy League’s Holiday Gift Market on Thursday, November 5 from 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. at First Church of the Nazarene in Vestavia Hills. Visitors to the market will find a variety of fabulous goods, including jewelry, art, …

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Create Art with Dixon Creative

October 2, 2020

Cool Stuff Are you interested in creating a unique piece of art? The team at Dixon Creative, located in Hoover, is ready to guide you through the process. Karen Dixon, owner of Dixon Creative, says that this art space was designed to encourage creativity and provide a space where guests can escape and relax for …

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Candace Cameron Bure: A Full Life in Christ

September 30, 2020

Cover Story Candace Cameron Bure grew up before our eyes. At the age of 11, she came onto television screens in 1987 as a part of the popular family comedy “Full House,” and she became America’s favorite teenager during the eight seasons the show was on the air. As D.J. Tanner, Bure went through all …


Vintage Market Days

September 10, 2020

Special Feature Are you ready to shop? Visit The Hoover Finley Center for Vintage Market Days of Birmingham’s “Road Trip” on September 24-26 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m each day. This 3-day event will feature vendors from over 20 states. Vintage Market Days® is an upscale, vintage-inspired, market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade …

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The Value of a Good Rivalry

August 31, 2020

Best Books Recently I launched two books that are based on an intense rivalry. Over the years, I have either played, covered, or watched rivalries in the sports world. I remember the battles between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. There were the competitive encounters between the Dallas Cowboys and the Pittsburgh Steelers back in the …

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God’s Very Good Idea

July 31, 2020

Best Books In the mysterious Book of the Revelation, the apostle John has a glimpse of heaven. In his pre-Christian days, the writer would have undoubtedly envisioned a heaven filled mostly with Hebrews like himself, perhaps with a handful of God-fearing Gentiles in the mix. Much to his surprise, the visionary did not see a …

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