Faith at Work

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Caring for the Church

September 27, 2019

Photo Fun Leaders of the Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Women’s Altar Sodality perform many services for the parish and the community including cleaning and caring for the sacristy, collecting food and items for the needy, making rosaries and baptismal stoles, and cooking meals. †

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Creating a Happy Home: Charlotte Evans Russell

September 26, 2019

Cover Story Meet Charlotte Evans Russell- a pastor’s wife, stepmom and social media sensation. With more than 60,000 followers on Instagram alone, Russell has gained a notable platform in the home decoration community, but instead of just sharing ideas on how to make your home more inviting, Russell encourages her followers to grow in their …

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The Rich History of Old Baker Farm

September 26, 2019

Special Feature Nestled in the city of Harpersville, Ala., Old Baker Farm is a busy, family owned and operated farm – and has been for more than 200 years! Jerry Baker and his wife Pam are the fourth generation to farm cotton on the land. Jerry’s great grandfather, John Robert Baker, bought the land in …

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Living Out Your Calling & Finish Well

September 26, 2019

Special Feature Brought to you by: Community Partner Convene, www.convenenow.com For 38 years Young Business Leaders (YBL) has been taking the gospel and discipling men in the marketplace. We have taken the teachings of Jesus and applied them to work, family, and community. We hold evangelistic events, our Summer Series, place men and women in …

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First Down Devotions: Winning in the Game of Life

September 25, 2019

Best Books I wrote First Down Devotions: Inspirations from NFL’s Best as part of a series of books that highlights famous professional athletes. It is the second book in a series, with the first one being Dugout Devotions: Inspirational Hits from MLB’s Best.  First Down Devotions features well-known former and current players and coaches associated with the NFL. The …

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What About Sin?

September 25, 2019

Encouraging Word Sin is not a popular topic these days. Sin is something that we do not think about much. Sin is defined as transgression: to break the law. I John 3:4 says, “Everyone who sins breaks the law (God’s law),” in fact, sin is lawlessness. James 4:17 says, “Therefore, to one who knows the …

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Give the Gift of Prodigal Pottery

September 25, 2019

Cool Stuff Looking for gift ideas for birthdays, weddings or the upcoming holidays? Prodigal Pottery offers handmade pieces for any occasion. Locally made in Birmingham by women escaping homelessness and domestic abuse, Prodigal Pottery works out of Birmingham’s women’s shelter, King’s Home. In addition to employing the residents of King’s Home Shelby, Prodigal Pottery employs …

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Join “I Cared Enough” in Sharing God’s Love in our Community

September 24, 2019

Special Feature Meeting the practical needs of people in the name of Jesus is a great way to share the Gospel through actions. Daniel Cason Ministries is once again hosting their annual Thanksgiving outreach “I Cared Enough” in which volunteers will help meet the needs of the homeless, helpless, hurting, hungry and hopeless in our …

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Dramatically Improve the Life of a Local Child: Be a CASA Volunteer in 2019

September 24, 2019

Special Feature  As you set goals and priorities for 2019, 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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Joining Forces to Help More Families: Sav-A-Life, Inc

September 16, 2019

Mission Makers Sav-A-Life, Vestavia and the North Jefferson Women’s Center (NJWC) in Fultondale have joined forces to help more families in our community. Final paperwork on the landmark merger was recently signed to form the single organization, Sav-A-Life, Inc. Serving families on two campus, Sav-A-Life, Inc is the single largest nonprofit crisis center for pregnancy …