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The Story Behind I Still Believe

March 27, 2020

Cover Story “One love can change your life; one life can change the world.”  That is the tagline for the newly released film I Still Believe, based on the life of contemporary Christian singer Jeremy Camp and his relationship with his first wife Melissa, who died of cancer in 2001. The movie was shot in Mobile, …

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Meet the New Owners of Classic Iron Works: Ready to Help You Spruce Up Your Home

February 26, 2020

Faith at Work  For 30 years Classic Iron Works has provided homeowners in Central Alabama with iron doors, railings, gates, accessories and more. Longtime owners John Gallagher and Bob Cooley served the community with great customer service and products from their showroom at 3724 1st Avenue North in Birmingham and in September of 2019, officially …

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Birmingham’s Own New York Time’s Best-Selling Author Patti Callahan Henry Takes the Stage at Samford

February 11, 2020

Special Feature Patti Callahan Henry is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of 15 novels and the recipient of the 2020 Harper Lee Award for Alabama’s distinguished writer. She has also been selected as the 2020 Corts Distinguished Author and will take the stage at Samford University for the 10th Annual Tom …

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The Gaither Vocal Band Birmingham Connection: Grammy Award Winning Wes Hampton

January 29, 2020

Cover Story Growing up, Wes Hampton listened to a wide genre of music with his parents. The Gaither Vocal Band was a favorite but Hampton never expected to one day sing tenor for the group! His Childhood. Born and raised in West Tennessee, Hampton grew up in the church. “I was involved and knew the …

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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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Called to Serve: Alan Miller, Candidate for Shelby County District Judge

January 20, 2020

Special Feature Alan Miller is a husband to Meredith, father to John Ryan, Tulane University and University of Alabama School of Law graduate, and a United States Marine Corps veteran. With these valuable experiences and relationships, Miller is now running for Shelby County District Judge in the March 3, 2020 primary. After enlisting in the …

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Dramatically Improve the Life of a Local Child: Be a CASA Volunteer in 2020

December 28, 2019

Special Feature  As you set goals and priorities for 2020, consider investing your time in the life of a local child in need. For children who have experienced abuse or neglect, the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) can help make a difference by helping them work their way through the court and child welfare systems …

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Empowered to Serve: Tom McLeod, McLeod Software

November 25, 2019

Faith at Work If you decide to travel the interstates of Alabama or across the country this holiday season, the chances are excellent that you will encounter an 18-wheeler stamped with the slogan “M-Powered by McLeod Software.” For nearly 35 years, the Birmingham based company has been serving the trucking industry and has established a …

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The Gift that Keeps on Giving: Prodigal Pottery

November 25, 2019

12 Gifts of Christmas As you are looking for unique gifts for Christmas, buy locally made pottery pieces, ornaments, mugs and more online at www.prodigalpottery.com 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 …

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25 Years of Sharing the Reason for the Season: Christmas Gift Shop

November 25, 2019

Mission Makers Every year, we hope the holidays will be a time of enjoying family, making wonderful lasting memories, and celebrating the gifts that God has given us. Unfortunately, the season does not always go as planned. A mom is struck with a terminal illness. A father loses his job. A grandmother on a fixed …