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This Is Hard, but There Is Hope

Brook Hills Contributor
Seven years ago, The Church at Brook Hills sent a team of people who had been called by God to go and serve among an unreached people group in East Asia. The East Asia Church Planting Team is a...
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A Prayer For Mother’s Day

Brook Hills Contributor
Dear God, ...
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Moms... Never Alone

Dawn Stephens
As we look toward Mother’s Day, we celebrate motherhood and the women in our lives who have mothered us. This day also elicits other emotions for some of us. For those of us who have our mothers...
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Special Sisters and Brothers

Brook Hills Contributor
There is a group of men and women in our church who love and serve some a special group of people that are gifts to our faith family… your Special Needs Ministry Leadership team.
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The Heart of Disciple-Making

Christina Ellis
Spending time together on Monday nights is for loving Jesus, growing in Jesus, and teaching these girls to do the same.
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The Love Oliver Story

Brook Hills Contributor
Our goal was long-term relational disciple-making, but how could suburban Christ-followers who were primarily Caucasian build long-term friendships and disciple-making relationships in the urban area...
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Leaving the 99

Brook Hills Contributor
As I recall hearing about Rock the Block (RTB) for the first time, I remember it was a very exciting time in our church. It was a new way to reach the children and their families in Birmingham for...
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From Money to Mission

Brook Hills Contributor
In 1998, three things happened at about the same time that led me to want to know about Jesus: I saw a fellow businessman pray about a serious business issue instead of figuring it out on his own, a...
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No Back-up Plan

Brook Hills Contributor
“Take one risk for the sake of the gospel, that if He [God] doesn’t show up, you’re left high and dry . . . give Him the opportunity to show Himself strong.” ...
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In Hardship, Hope Lives

Brook Hills Contributor
We have a living hope and an inheritance that does not perish with cancer, is not corrupted by the brokenness of this world, does not fade with the loss of a loved one, but rather is kept in heaven...
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Off the Sidelines

Brook Hills Contributor
A faith family only functions as a family if we’re all willing to be known and to serve one another. For so long, we got this wrong and made the church about us—our needs, our wants. Thankfully,...
Women

Preschool Planning 101

BH Women Contributor
I have come to realize that having a daily schedule that runs by the clock is not only stressful but is nearly impossible to keep with a preschooler. Instead, we have found that a daily routine is of...
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One Yellow Notebook

Brook Hills Contributor
As the daughter of a Christian family, I had never seen the need to take ownership of my fruit’s harvest because of my dependance on the family’s overall tree. However, a family’s tree is only...
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Life Conquering Death

Brook Hills Contributor
I desperately wanted to believe in God, but I was so caught up in my apathy, self-loathing, and distrust that I found myself only pushing Him away.
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Encouraging Family Worship

Brook Hills Contributor
When I was a new father, I had grand intentions of faithfully shepherding my family toward Jesus but no real plan for how to actually do it.
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Exchanging a Life of Comfort for What Matters Most

Cassie Moore
Being the director of the Hispanic Ministry allows me to serve my God through preaching and teaching, in the development of leaders, and even more so in taking the gospel from Birmingham to the ends...
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3 Money Tips for Women

BH Women Contributor
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Freedom for the Incarcerated

Brook Hills Contributor
The last thing Jeremy Miller wanted to do was leave everything familiar and move to Alabama. He had recently been married and started his own business in construction, and they lived right around the...
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In Every Season

Brook Hills Contributor
I may not ever know the whys or what is to come. What I do know is God will never leave. He will always send His children to remind me of His unending love for us and how He will never abandon us.
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Brook Hills Loves Birmingham

Chris Kinsley
It’s difficult to know exactly from where the impetus of an idea stems. So, I can’t quite recall how it came about or when we first started talking about it, but for some time Brandi Etheredge,...
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I See the Stars

Cassie Moore
It was pitch black. All we could see through the windows as we rolled along the desert highway were the occasional headlights of other cars as they sped by—that and a blanket of stars expanding...
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Legacy of a Brook Hills Small Group

Brook Hills Contributor
The dictionary defines a “legacy” as a gift that is handed down from one person to another. For us, one of those gifts came in the form of a small group at Brook Hills.
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2019 Matters

Brook Hills Contributor
"The end of all things is near,” Peter wrote to the suffering, scattered disciples across Asia Minor...
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The Footstool Project

Chris Kinsley
The whole reason our partner, The Footstool Project, exists is to carry the Good News of Jesus Christ to the remote, unreached people of Nepal's Himalayas.
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