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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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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 …

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Called to Serve: Tuskegee’s Dr. Lily McNair

August 29, 2019

Cover Story “We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose,” says Tuskegee University President Dr. Lily McNair, quoting Romans 8:28. “I think about that so much. It’s been so important to help me deal with difficult situations and also …

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Words of Life: Beeson Lay Academy Fall 2019

August 25, 2019

Special Feature Are you looking to deepen your understanding of the Word of God? Attend one or several of Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School Lay Academy of Theology 2019 fall classes to grow in your faith. This semester’s theme, Words of Life, is inspired by John 6:68 that says, “Lord, to whom shall we go? …

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Watch the Bible Come Alive for Students with Epic Curriculum

August 25, 2019

Education Extra Did you know that only four percent of Generation Z holds a Biblical worldview? Birmingham’s Iris O’Brien and Don Akendbrandt developed the new Bible curriculum Epic (Eternal Perspective Influencing Culture), in response to this startling statistic. Epic engages students while helping them gain a complete understanding of the whole Bible. “Our vision is …

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Moving Beyond Self

August 25, 2019

Encouraging Word Because of our inherited sin nature, we have an inclination to sin. Our biggest sin is that of being selfish (worshiping self) instead of worshiping God. Psalm 2:11 tells us, “Worship the Lord with reverence…” and Deuteronomy 6:13 says we are to worship only God. In Matthew 6:24 we learn, “No one can …

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YBL & WBL: Transforming the Marketplace by Winning Men & Women to Christ

August 25, 2019

Special Feature Young Business Leaders (YBL) Fall Breakfast Friday, October 18, 2019 The Harbert Center, 2019 4th Ave North, Birmingham AL 35203 Serving Line opens at 6 a.m., Program 6:30-7:30 a.m. You are invited to come and join YBL at our fall breakfast! Joel Manby will be our featured guest and speaker. Joel’s leadership roles …

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