Faith at Work

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The Tagovailoas Lean on Faith & Family

May 29, 2020

Cover Story It’s a simple fact. Tua Tagovailoa–the quarterback who rewrote the record books at the University of Alabama, endeared himself to sports fans around the world, and was selected fifth overall in the 2020 NFL Draft–is one of the greatest college players to ever play the game. Tagovailoa rose to prominence when he entered …

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Honoring Veterans: Leadership Shelby County’s Community Service Project

May 21, 2020

Special Feature Generations of veterans have served and sacrificed to protect America and ensure its freedom. Opened in Feb. of 2014, the National Veterans Shrine at the American Village in Montevallo, Ala. strives to honor veterans and preserve their stories of bravery for future generations. Patterned after Philadelphia’s Carpenters Hall, the Shrine houses major sculpture …

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Face Masks with Faith

May 8, 2020

Faith at Work Birmingham native Iris Morgan saw a need and continues to fill it. After the opening of her salon on Highway 280 was delayed due to COVID-19, she decided to start making cloth masks to generate income and spread hope in her community. Scripture is sewn onto most of the masks she makes. …

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Parishioners’ Donations Fill Food Truck

April 30, 2020

Church Leaders Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (OLS) in Homewood is partnering with Food For Our Journey (FFOJ) in collecting and donating items to people in need in the Birmingham metro area. FFOJ executive director Kelly Greene said that on April 1, during the inaugural collection, parishioners brought around 400 sandwiches, 280 bags of …

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Little Rocks of Love

April 30, 2020

Cool Stuff During Holy Week, Hoover High School teen Kinsey Roberson used her artistic talents to paint Bible quotes on rocks of various sizes which she then placed throughout Ross Bridge’s James Hill neighborhood. She put the rocks at the base of mailboxes or underneath trees or bushes where they were visible from the road. …

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Chief Meteorologist Ashley Gann on how to Weather Life Well

April 30, 2020

Cover Story Would you move into a RV with your three young children and spouse? That is exactly what CBS 42 Chief Meteorologist Ashley Gann did more than four months ago and calls it an amazing family experience! Here’s a look into the life of this trailblazer who gives God all the glory. Life as …

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Shelby Baptist Association: Mission Continues with New Methods

April 29, 2020

Mission Makers Brought to you by: Community Partner Sawyer Solutions The Shelby Baptist Association (SBA) currently consists of 68 churches that have committed themselves to serving Christ together. In addition to encouraging and supporting one another, we seek to meet the needs of our communities and share the hope of the gospel of Jesus …

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Community Unites to Support Local Thrift Store Ministries

April 7, 2020

Mission Makers The King’s Home, The Foundry, Vapor Ministries, the Lovelady Center and Sozo Children run thrift stores in the Birmingham area to raise funds for their ministries and to serve families with affordable clothes and furniture. Due to the coronavirus, all of them have been forced to cease store operations as non-essential businesses. “This …

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Glow in the Dark with Sav-A-Life Shelby

March 31, 2020

Mission Makers Join Sav-A-Life Shelby by being a light for the world during this critical time when the need for prayer is paramount.  Sav-A-Life Shelby is following CDC guidelines in the light of COVID-19 for the 2020 Glow in the Dark Walk for Life on June 4 at First Baptist Church Pelham. The theme emphasizes …

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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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