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Trusting God’s Plan: Miss Alabama Tiara Pennington

July 31, 2019

“I remember wanting to fall on my knees or at least fall down, I was so excited,” Tiara Pennington said as she reflected on the moment when she was crowned the new Miss Alabama on June 8, 2019. In her unforgettable moment, Pennington shares that she felt the support of every person in the room …

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Fishing & Fellowship for Local Vets

June 25, 2019

Photo Fun America’s First Federal Credit Union, Woods Surfside Marina and Sylacauga Marina teamed up recently to treat residents of Colonel Robert L. Howard State Veterans Home in Pell City to a day of fishing followed by a lakeside cookout on the banks of Logan Martin Lake. “It is extremely important to us that we …

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Faith in Action

June 25, 2019

Photo Fun Prince of Peace Catholic Church recently presented parishioner and Hoover High graduate Callie Ahearn with the 2019 Caitlin Sweeney-McDaniel Award for Faith in Action. The $500 scholarship award honors a graduating high school senior within the parish who exemplifies their Catholic faith in action, serves their community, and is a well-rounded student.  

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Area Churches Unite to Help Homeless Families: Family Promise of Birmingham

June 25, 2019

Mission Makers Tiffany worked for a company for five years and one day received an email that the company was closing. She was out of a job and was evicted from her home. Tiffany and her 12-year-old son suddenly found themselves homeless, a word she had a hard time saying. She never thought she would …

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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 …

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A Dream Fulfilled: Willpower Fitness Gym

June 25, 2019

Faith at Work Will Lantrip does not recall a time when he was not passionate about athletics. A native of Forestdale, Ala., at the age of thirteen Lantrip’s parents gifted him with a weight set. This gift created the foundation for his passion for weightlifting and body building. Lantrip reflects that, “the more I lifted …

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Area Businesses Rally to Help Church Rebuild After Shooting

June 25, 2019

Faith At Work Unthinkable tragedy struck the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas when a gunman opened fire during Sunday service, killing 26 worshippers on November 5, 2017. People across the country and the world mourned for the loss of so many lives and for the families and friends of the 26 victims. …

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Kathie Lee Gifford: Grounded in God’s Word of Hope

June 25, 2019

“Trust Him. Let Him love you like He wants to love you.”  Those were the parting words of hope that Kathie Lee Gifford left millions of viewers with earlier this year on her last day as a part of the Today Show. Her final words were backed up with God’s Word as she quoted on …

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Homework Helpers Ministry Provides Summer Reading Opportunity for Area Children

June 25, 2019

Church Leaders Prince of Peace (POP) Catholic Church’s homework helpers ministry recently gave away over 750 new and like new books to 25 parish children in their tutoring ministry. These students attended the ministry’s free Wednesday evening or Sunday afternoon one-hour sessions that were held at Prince of Peace from January through May. The books …

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Ducky Dynasty’s Phil Robertson on Faith, Family & Fatherhood

May 28, 2019

Since the final season of  Duck Dynasty aired three years ago, family patriarch Phil Robertson has been shocked by the number of people still hoping for a taste of West Monroe, Louisiana preaching and an Ouiachita River baptism. When fans find him (and find him, they do), he invites them for a meal and then uses …