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The Stories Behind Chart Topping Songs: Songs on a Mission & Mission Lazarus

February 19, 2019

Music Notes Every song has a story. Hear the stories behind hit songs such as Carrie Underwood’s “Heartbeat,” Sam Hunt’s “Body Like a Back Road,” Keith Urban’s “Cop Car” and more on March 22, 2019 when Songs on a Mission stops in Alabama at Iron City Birmingham. Songs on a Mission began in Nashville, Tenn. …

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Publisher’s Note 

February 19, 2019

What’s Your One and One? At a recent gathering, Kenneth Paschal with the Alabama Family Rights Association introduced himself and asked, “Laurie, what’s your one and one? What’s one thing you are particularly grateful for today? What’s one thing you would like prayer for today?” What great questions! As a recent empty nester, the answer to …

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“Blood Drive Succeeds”

January 26, 2019

Photo Fun Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church is celebrating a success for the parish’s first blood drive of 2019. The blood drive on January 13, a joint effort of the Knights of Columbus Council 4304 and the American Red Cross, comes at a time of a critical need for donations during the winter. According …

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Fresh Possibilities for Fragmented Society: Racial Reconciliation Conference at Samford

January 26, 2019

Church Leaders Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School and the Institute of Anglican Studies at Beeson in conjunction with The Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD) will host the Racial Reconciliation and the National Covenant Conference at Samford, February 12-13, 2019. The event will bring Protestants, Catholics and Jews together to answer the question, “How does …

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“10,000 Meals & Counting!”

January 26, 2019

Photo Fun Students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School recently packed and sealed over 10,000 meals for hungry orphan children in Haiti. “This was such an extraordinary event,” said OLS Principal Mary Jane Dorn. “Instead of selling magazines or coupon books, we are holding our first- ever FEED THE NEED event to help those …

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“Thank You for Your Service!”

January 26, 2019

Photo Fun Command Master Chief Eric Mays (left) of Birmingham, Ala., recently retired after 30 years of Naval Service. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by NRD Commanding Officer Cmdr. Jeffrey Reynolds during his retirement ceremony. His military awards include: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (5), …

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Red Mountain Grace: Caring for Patients, Caring for Families in Difficult Seasons

January 26, 2019

Mission Makers Brought to you by: Community Partner White Plume Technologies  The heart behind the ministry of Red Mountain Grace is to provide a place to stay to those coming to Birmingham to receive critical medical treatment. “For many, we also serve as an extension of their family during some of their most difficult …

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Sensory-Friendly Mass

January 25, 2019

Church Leaders Dedicated to those with special needs and their families, caregivers, teachers and friends, Prince of Peace (POP) Catholic Parish in Hoover will hold a sensory-friendly Mass on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 5 the main sanctuary. The POP Knights of Columbus Council #11537 are coordinating the Mass which will be followed by …

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Ruth Graham, Prayer & the Presence of God

January 23, 2019

It’s been one year since Ruth Graham’s father, the evangelist Rev. Billy Graham, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. As she and her siblings rode from Asheville, N.C., to his final resting place in Charlotte, N.C., the interstate overpasses were crowded with well-wishers kneeling, waving flags, holding signs and praying. “I’m …

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Launch of Biblical Based Spiritual Insight Radio Show

December 26, 2018

Special Feature Birmingham’s new WXJC/101.1 FM recently launched “The Chris Danielson Show,” focused on providing local content from a “Real Common Sense, Real Bible Insights” perspective. We caught up with host Chris Danielson to learn more. Q. Chris, what can listeners expect to hear on your show in 2019? A. It’s a show that is …