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The Greatest Legacy

Callie
In 1948, Dwight Martin’s parents left the United States called by God to serve as long-term missionaries among the people of Thailand. They left not knowing if they would ever return home.
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Did I Dig Deep Enough?

Dennis Blythe
One of the unwavering commitments of your Elder Council during these last three years of prayerful discussion regarding the Campus Development Plan that is before us a church has been to not...
Global,  Stories

An Advocate for the Sent

Brook Hills Contributor
“I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.”...
Global,  Women,  Stories

Stop and Pray

Ashley Chesnut
I recently came back from a short-term trip working with our Central Asian Church-Planting Team, and while it was a challenging trip in many ways, one of my favorite stories from the week involved...
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Worth the Risk

Brook Hills Contributor
K.B. was very young when she first thought about what it means to follow Jesus wherever He might lead, and even then, she considered what it could cost her.
Global,  Stories

An Eternal Legacy

Brook Hills Contributor
On most of my trips overseas, the local partners we’ve worked with were young — often college-aged or in their 30s or 40s — but this team is different. They are all between the ages of 50 and...
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Partners in Christ

Callie
Pastor Martin never imagined when the protests started back in April that his country and community would be caught in a wildfire of violence and that many in his church would be left to scrounge for...
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Shepherding God's Church to the Nations

Brook Hills
A shepherd’s primary responsibilities are to feed the sheep sound, biblical truth as the Bible reveals it to us and to equip the saints for the ministry. I think faithfully teaching the whole...
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Answered Prayers for the Arundo

Chris Kinsley
As we drove through block after block of high rise apartments, each one looking the same as the next, we prayed, “Father save these people! Show us how to find the Arundo in this place. Please,...
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When Missions Lets You Down

Brook Hills Contributor
I remember the first time I went to East Asia on a mission trip. As I walked the bustling streets, I could feel the weight of lostness. I remember the excitement I felt as I bridged a conversation...
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Just in Time

Brook Hills Contributor
I am constantly humbled and amazed at the places and people that God presents to us to carry out His work and plan.
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A Drink of Living Water

Brook Hills Contributor
When I first I started the ministry in my village, it was very difficult for me to share the gospel with villagers because they hated Christianity so much.
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For the Sake of the Unreached

Callie
I’ll never forget the first time I heard Pastor Jonathan Bean give his lecture on “The State of the Kingdom and Unreached People Groups.” It was 2010, and we were sitting in a small classroom...
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A Story to Tell

Callie
One Sunday morning in May of last year, Hannah Diamond stood in the aisles with other Mid-Termers at The Church at Brook Hills surrounded by friends, family, and the church. They prayed for God to...
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A Bright Star

Brook Hills Contributor
Vijay came to Bright Star House 10 years ago, a young boy who lost both of his parents to HIV/AIDS. After his parents’ death, none of his relatives wanted to take care of him. They were afraid of...
Global

Share the Promise

Callie
This time of year reminds us that we are the recipients of the greatest gift the world has ever known – the love, grace, and mercy of God through His Son, Jesus Christ.
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Make Your Life Count

Brook Hills Contributor
In the remote hill tribes of Northern Vietnam, we were researching people groups for a mission agency. That particular day, we were traveling down a jeep track that attempted to follow a river as it...
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For the Love of Jesus

Cassie Moore
Although originally from different states, God brought R and L together through their decision to attend Samford University. R moved to Birmingham from Florida, L from Georgia, and they met their...
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Making Much of Him

Brook Hills Contributor
The Great Commission. Weaving gospel threads. Making Disciples. Growing up at Brook Hills, you could say I’d heard about these things a time or two. But, for some reason, knowledge of these truths...
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Jesus Is Worth It

Brook Hills Contributor
If you asked me four years ago if I would be spending the summer after my senior year of college in the Middle East, my answer would have been a very strong, “no.” However, the Lord took me on a...
Global

Compassion International in India

Callie
Dear Faith Family, ...
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Reaching the Nations

Brook Hills
The kitchen and a small dining table were in the basement. It was getting late and we were all sat around the table together talking: two Christian women and five Muslim women. We shared a love of...
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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...
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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...
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