Encouragement

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The Tagovailoas Lean on Faith & Family

May 29, 2020

Cover Story It’s a simple fact. Tua Tagovailoa–the quarterback who rewrote the record books at the University of Alabama, endeared himself to sports fans around the world, and was selected fifth overall in the 2020 NFL Draft–is one of the greatest college players to ever play the game. Tagovailoa rose to prominence when he entered …

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What to do with Life’s Detours: Sunrise Reflections

May 27, 2020

Special Feature When was the last time an entire day went according to your plans? We set goals and make plans for events we want to happen. Then, our lives take their own course. From traffic jams to a terrifying diagnosis, life refuses to adhere to our plans. What then? Do we look at these …

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To The Graduation Class of 2020

April 30, 2020

Special Feature Clearly there are no words of consolation that I can offer you, the graduating class of 2020. I do not think anyone could foresee a global pandemic that could drag on for months, with no real end in sight. My heart goes out to you seniors who will not have a spring sports …

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A Season for All Things

April 29, 2020

Miracle Moments Brought to you by: Molly Maid of Birmingham, mollymaid.com/birmingham “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot.” Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 My mother memorized this Scripture when she was …

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Into the Unknown with the One Who Knows

April 22, 2020

Special Feature Coronavirus, COVID-19, and social distancing. Words previously unknown to many of us have become the center of many of our conversations. We stand in unprecedented times with lots of fear. It is as if we live each day in the dark not even wanting to imagine what is around the corner yet longing …

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Grandparenting with Intention

March 30, 2020

Senior Scene “Intentional Christian Grandparenting” is the heart cry of Larry Fowler, founder of Legacy Coalition, a ministry seeking to harness the incredible potential of grandparents to influence the next generation for Christ. Fowler spoke to over 100 grandparents of the Dawson Family of Faith Church at their Grandparenting Matters Conference held February 28-29. Jim …

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From Stressed to Blessed

January 27, 2020

Healthy Living You can have peace regardless of your circumstances. My life was killing me. Every morning, when it was time to get out of bed after a night of not sleeping, I would lie there, preparing myself for all the problems, worries, lack, fear, anger, and resentment that would start chasing me down from …

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Be Inspired! Hear from Proverbs 31 Ministries’ Whitney Capps

January 20, 2020

Special Feature Author and speaker Whitney Capps will be in Vestavia, Ala. on February 13 to share from God’s Word and help provide much needed scholarships to students to attend Samford University. Capps and her husband, Chad, live with their four young sons outside of Atlanta, Ga. and serve at Crosspointe Baptist Church, where her …

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How Important is He?

December 28, 2019

Special Feature “The desire to live a life pleasing to Jesus and serve Him joyfully expresses our love for Him. This is only possible when His life becomes more important than our own.” OUCH! Does this step on your toes like it did mine? A dear friend shared this with me one morning, and it …

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Battle Weary? Read On!

December 28, 2019

Best Books Sometimes we slay the giants that defy the rule of God. We cast our stones and the monstrosities which defy Christ and his kingdom buckle and fall. We fight a good fight, we keep the faith, and evil crashes in defeat. But what happens when we sling our stones and Goliath doesn’t fall? …

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