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Editorial Calendar 2020

October 28, 2019

January Celebrate the Family – Mind, Body & Spirit, Taking Charge of Your Health, Be a Volunteer: Where Can You Serve in 2020?, Growing in the Word 2020, Tackling Home Maintenance February Home & Garden Issue, Christian School Resource Guide, Love Stories, Valentine Gifts, Heart Health, Summer Camp Options, Children’s Dental Health, Marriage Enrichment, Lent/Easter …

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Making a Difference with your Estate Plan

September 26, 2019

Legal Matters presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning Few communities are not stretched for funding, so consider your local community (scholarships, church missions, museums, parks, civic clubs, and other non-profit charities) as you set up your complete estate plan. Scholarships to Local Students – Families often decide to give back to the school or …

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Be a Birmingham Christian Family 2020 College Scholarship Sponsor!

August 19, 2019

Reach Families in Central Alabama! Sponsors have the unique opportunity to receive print, digital, radio and social media coverage through May 2020 which will reach families in the five-county Birmingham area. In addition, sponsors will be seen by students and parents viewing scholarship details and students completing the scholarship application online at BirminghamChristian.com. Sponsor Benefits: …

Bringing Out the Winner

September 25, 2016

Formula for Success in Tough Decisions As parents we are making decisions every day regarding our family. Now imagine you are one of my children, Brodie or Reagan, who are now leading Big Oak Ranch. When they make a decision, it affects over 220 children and staff. That is a lot of pressure to say …

Bringing Out the Winner

September 9, 2016

What’s on your Priority List? I had the chance recently to take two of our grandsons to a bungee jump park in Panama City. They both did very well and had a great time. The youngest, Gibbs, jumped so high, he was above the support beams. His older brother, Will, was doing backflips – and …

Back to School from a Mom Perspective

August 26, 2016

My husband calls me a “schoolie.” I loved being a student, I loved being a teacher… I would go get another degree right now. Post-grad school I taught tenth grade at Briarwood Christian School, and after some settling in, found the job to be a source of great joy. My days were filled with hilarious …

Going for GOLD AGAIN

August 11, 2016

Allyson Felix Preps for Rio with God-Given Speed In the 2021 Olympics, Allyson Felix finished with a bronze medal in the women’s 400-meter! This accomplishment marks 10 track and field Olympic medals for Felix. She now holds the title for the most decorated female Olympic track and field athlete! BCF caught up with Felix before …

Special Feature

May 11, 2016

ROOFTOP FRIENDS‘ Camping Adventure Ministers to Special Needs Families The mission of RoofTop Friends is to “love, serve, fellowship and share faith with individuals and families affected by disability.” One way this Alabama based non-profit ministry carries out its mission is hosting an annual Family Retreat at Camp ASCCA on Lake Martin. June 20-24 families …

Cleaning Out the Night-Stand Drawer

May 11, 2016

Spring has always been about working in the yard, doing some much needed house cleaning and taking or planning some long weekend trips with the family! At the same time all the local flowers shops start putting out their various displays, everyone begins ordering mulch or pine straw for their yards and you start seeing …

Impacting God’s Kingdom thru Foster Care

May 11, 2016

John DeGarmo, Ed. D. is a leading expert in the foster care field and the author of the recently released must have foster care resource, (ITALIC)Faith & Foster Care: How We Impact God’s Kingdom (New Hope Publishing). DeGarmo shares insight into how all of us, and particularly the church community, can provide support to the …

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