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A Dream Too Big

July 29, 2019

Best Books Caylin Louis Moore was a child of Compton, a city well-known for poverty, gangs, and crime. His single mother shared a bed with Moore and his two siblings. The plumbing was broken, rodents scampered behind the walls and hunger was a constant affliction. The sound of gunfire was a nightly event and gang …

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An Unexpected Turn: Just Chill by Ace McKay

July 29, 2019

Best Books It started as a journal. Ace McKay never planned for his thoughts and prayers to transform into a book titled, Just Chill. McKay is a native of Birmingham and a graduate of the University of Montevallo. “While I was at Montevallo, I started working in radio and that is when I got the …

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The Power of a Moment: Having Eyes to See God’s Everyday Work

July 28, 2019

Parenting Points “God is at work.” It is a popular Christian phrase that pastors exclaim from pulpits and missionaries use as they recount stories of sharing Jesus overseas. This is a truth that many would believe theologically, yet they would fail to embrace practically. If we truly believe that God is at work not just …

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Dying to Live

July 28, 2019

Encouraging Word You may have heard the saying, “prior to a resurrection, there has to be a crucifixion.” If you want a new life you will need to leave the old life behind. One of my favorite Bible verses is Galatians 2:20, “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ …

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Where Faith & Higher Education Meet

July 26, 2019

Special Feature Is there an intersection between faith and higher education? What does the research say? Hear two of the greatest minds in Christian academia share their research findings at Samford University on September 9 and 11. On Monday September 9 from 7-8:30p.m., hear from author N.T. Wright as he delves into the topic of …

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Music + Encouragement: Night Lights with Jill Friday

July 26, 2019

Music Notes     Tune in to 93.7-FM WDJC from 7 p.m. to Midnight to listen to the new nightly call-in show, “Night Lights” hosted by Jill Friday. A seasoned radio and voice talent veteran, Friday is also “seasoned” in life and hopes to offer wisdom along with the ability to listen and empathize with callers and …

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Widespread Grace: Blessing Families with an Open Door

July 25, 2019

Mission Makers Brought to you by: White Plume Technologies, www.whiteplume.com. Gracious housing for patients and their families is the mission of Red Mountain Grace. The non-profit ministry lives out its mission by providing a home away from home to out-of-town patients and caregivers during their extended medical stays in Birmingham. Since August of 2013, they …

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The Stewardship Princple

June 26, 2019

TEACHABLE MOMENTS  What does it look like to steward something? Stewardship is taking care of something that is someone else’s. When we give our lives to Him, that means everything we have is His. So, when it comes to our health and body, we must steward what God has given us. Stewardship is a big …

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Broken Yet Rescued: How the Gospel Impacts Your Family Relationships

June 25, 2019

Parenting Points If we were to pull back the curtain of “perfect” social media posts, we would have to acknowledge that there is one word that describes every family – brokenness. Our homes, marriages and relationships with our kids are defined by the fact that we are sinful people in relationships with one another. At …

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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 …