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Biblical Generosity

Jim Warren
I lived most of my life as a cultural Christian, which meant I strived to be a good person, a good citizen, but had yet to truly follow Christ. During that time I understood generosity to mean that I...
Stories

We Connect Meaningfully - Miri's Story

Brook Hills
My name is Miri. I'm from Germany. I got married in 2014 to an American and that's why I'm here. Derrick and I met when I was here on vacation in the United States and we were dating for two years...
Music,  Stories

Gathered Worship

Matt Powell
The new year for our family has been one marked by struggle. Our lives have been flipped completely upside down and every day we have to dig deep mentally and tell ourselves that everything will be...
Stories

Foundation on the Word

Becca Davis
When this room was being built in 1999 and before the carpet was laid there was an intentional decision by our leadership to cover the floors with Scripture. So the entire faith family was invited to...
Stories

When Darkness Left and Light Came In

Brook Hills
When I was younger, my dad was in ministry. He was a pastor on and off, so I grew up in Christian home. I thought I was saved at a very young age. It was one of those things where I would repeatedly...
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The Gospel and Prayer

Sean Gould
If Bible intake is the food for our soul (Matt. 4:4), then prayer no doubt, is the air we breathe. The Westminster Shorter Catechism defines prayer as, “an offering up of our desires unto God (Ps....
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Knowing God Through His Word

Nate Farrow
One of the significant milestones in my faith came during my senior year in college. I was at the bottom of an eighteen-month spiral that began with a career-ending football injury. As I sat across...
Global,  Stories

Gratitude for the Global Offering

Brook Hills
The Global Offering is used each year to support our overall global disciple-making efforts. These resources are used to support members of The Church at Brook Hills sent out of this faith family to...
Global,  Stories

Connected to Khalil

Nathan G.
Grown-ups, did you know you’re not the only ones giving to the Global Offering this December at Brook Hills? It’s true! Some of our children have been working the Christmas system so that they can...
Global

What We Are Doing During the Syrian Crisis

The Church at Brook Hills
For the last three years The Church at Brook Hills has been actively engaged in strengthening field partners and a small local church in the Middle East that is directly helping Syrian Refugees who...
Global,  Stories

In Their Homes

Brook Hills
Two weeks before we got to East Asia, one of our long-term partners was riding the bus on her regular schedule, and this gentleman came up to her and began to speak English. He was a director of a...
Global,  Stories

A Life-Changing Two Months

Brook Hills
Growing up, I had gone on some Short-Term mission trips. I went on a Short-Term trip to Haiti, but I never really considered the East. I hated flying, and a two-hour flight was just the most...
Music

Joy & Wonder: The Songs & Their Meaning

Daniel Renstrom
Christmas songs bring us some of the most memorable song lines ever. Clearly, “Now bring me some figgy pudding,” remains the best. But there are some other honorable mentions. Everyone who has...
Stories

Because of Your Giving

Brook Hills
Have you ever found yourself in an unplanned, unforeseen circumstance? A circumstance that left you in need of Godly counsel or financial help? There is no doubt that many of us have or know of people...
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Abner Aguilar

Brook Hills
My name is Abner Aguilar. I am from Honduras and was born into a Christian family. When I was a kid, my grandpa would say, “You are my pastor, my little pastor.” I always admired him because he...
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Seed Planters at The Birmingham City Jail

Brook Hills
One Sunday four years ago, we were sitting in Small Group and a lady walks in and says, “Hey, we need some people to volunteer or to consider being a part of this ministry up at the Birmingham City...
Stories

The Fullness of Biblical Community

Brook Hills
My name is Abby Johnson and I am a senior at Samford University majoring in elementary education. I am from right outside of Memphis, Tennessee. When I moved to Birmingham, I didn’t know anybody...
Women

Giddy Up, Eunice - A Book Review

Dawn Stephens
Have you ever picked up a book with a weird title, funky looking cover, and wondered, "Now, what is all the hoopla I’m hearing about this book?"
Stories

A Church to Call Home

Sophie Hudson
It may sound strange, but every single Sunday when our family pulls into the Brook Hills parking lot, I’m reminded that this place – this church – is somewhere we never expected to be. ...
Women

Seeing God's Goodness in Unexpected Places

BH Women Contributor
We could not put on a happy face and force out the cliché Sunday School answers.
Global,  Stories

A Man Who Changed My Life

Charlie Haines
In October 2013, my wife, Nancy, and I were on our first mission trip ever when I met Mahmood, a man who changed my life while I was trying to change his. The Lord turned this trip upside down from...
Women

Chasing God Changes Us

BH Women Contributor
She sat down beside me on the hearth, grabbed my hand, and waited for me to say something back to her. And I realized there was just one thing I wanted her to know.
Global,  Stories

Why Go Mid-term

Brook Hills
My name is Andrew. I currently serve as the Mid-Term Director here at Brook Hills and have been doing that for about a year and a half now. There are several aspects of my job that I’d like to see...
Global

100 Ways to Involve Your Family on Mission

Chris Kinsley
Every Christ-follower has been called to join God on His mission of making Himself known among all peoples of the world. For any of us who are parents, a vital aspect of being obedient to that call is...
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