Faith at Work

Seniors on Mission

June 27, 2018

Senior Scene Solomon writes in Ecclesiastes 12:6 to “remember Him before the silver cord is broken and the golden bowl is crushed” adding in verse 13, “don’t let life slip away before fulfilling its purpose to fear God and keep His commandments.” One of those commandments is the Great Commission (Matthew 28:16-20): “go, make disciples …

Faith AND Family at Work: DSLD Land Management

June 26, 2018

Faith at Work When David H. Sharp started DSLD Land Management 35 years ago, he was a single man with a passion to use his background in geotechnical engineering and business to bring quality and value to homes in central Alabama where soil erosion and drainage problems are prevalent. Today his landscape construction company, specializing …

A Simple Plan for Doing Ministry through Business

June 26, 2018

Brought to you by: Community Partner Convene, www.ConveneNow.com A Simple Plan for Doing Ministry through Business: Reach the Many by Helping the One Do you ever get overwhelmed at the millions of people who need help in the world? With all the news channels broadcasting the hurt and pain around the world, with all of our …

Who Really Owns Your Business?

June 7, 2018

Special Feature A foundational principle for a Christian entrepreneur is that God is the REAL Owner of the business. The stock certificates may have your name on them, but they’re really held in trust for the Owner. Wise men seek truth, and the first truth about all things is that God created them. Our lives, …

A Volunteer Perspective on Service: Christian’s Place Mission

May 24, 2018

Mission Makers Brought to you by: Community Partner Tom Douglass, Every third Saturday morning of the month, Christian’s Place Mission (CPM) volunteers converge upon Nauvoo United Methodist Church (UMC) to give out food and clothing and spend time with about 450 people in the rural poverty-stricken area of Winston and Walker County. Matt Morris began …

A Heart for Husbands & Fathers

May 24, 2018

Faith at Work “I love sharing God’s grace,” exclaims Scott Jones. Eight years ago, he and his mentor, the late Russell Worrell, began volunteering with the Sav-A-Life Vestavia ministry. At that time the ministry primarily served women, supporting and building meaningful relationships with them through pregnancy. Jones and Worrell were the first male volunteers, offering …

Service Recognition: Prince of Peace Hoover

May 23, 2018

Church Leaders The Prince of Peace (POP) Catholic Church Knights of Columbus received four awards at the recent Knights of Columbus Alabama state convention. Vic and Bette Graffeo received the “Alabama Family of the Year” award for their dedication and service to the POP community. Nick Cvetetic was awarded “Knight of the Year” for his …

Sowing the Seeds of Christ-Centered Learning in Fairfield

April 29, 2018

Mission Makers  “Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.”Proverbs 22:6  With a dedication to Christ-centered teaching and service, Foundations Early Learning & Family Center has quietly grown from an ambitious vision to a thriving preschool in Fairfield, Ala. Foundations opened in 2013 …

Lending a Hand: North Shelby Baptist

April 29, 2018

Mission Makers Manual labor is the avenue members of North Shelby Baptist Church are using to share God’s love. In 2018, the church has 10 projects underway or in the works that involve “construction evangelism.” A team of about 20 church members recently spent a week pouring their physical and spiritual energies into helping Alder …

Safe House Ministry Continues with Help of HEART Fund

April 29, 2018

Mission Makers After Tropical Storm Nate pummeled a safe house for girls in Nicaragua, a HEART (Humanitarian Emergency Aid for Rebuilding Tomorrow) Fund grant is helping it get back on its feet — and helping it offer crisis care to its neighbors. The $2500 gift couldn’t have come at a better time, said Landa Carnes, …