Entering Fatherhood Through Orphan Care

Brook Hills Contributor
While I might not have initially envisioned becoming a father by becoming a foster parent, the...
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Writing

Extraordinary through the Ordinary

Brook Hills Contributor
God used the very ordinary means of discipleship in the past to do something very extraordinary in my life.
Writing

A Modular Farewell

Brook Hills Contributor
As we bid farewell to the oh so picturesque modular buildings that have graced our campus for more years than intended, my mind takes a walk down the wooden, memory lane that runs down the middle of...
Worship Stories

A Place to Belong

Brook Hills Contributor
“When we came to Brook Hills that first Sunday after I was a believer, that first Sunday after becoming a single mom, that was really the first step in a new direction in my relationship with the...
Writing

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...
Worship Stories
Family Life

A Prayer For Mother’s Day

Brook Hills Contributor
Dear God, ...
Single Women
Mission
Family Life
Discipleship
Church

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.
Mission
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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...
Mission
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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...
Worship Stories

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...
Gospel
Family Life
Church

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.” ...
Worship Stories
Small Group
Church

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...
Small Group
Discipleship
Church

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,...
Worship Stories
Discipleship
Church

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...
Writing

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.
Mission
Discipleship
Church
Global

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...
Writing

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...
Writing

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.
Writing

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,...
Writing

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...
Writing

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.
Gospel
Mission
Church
Global

2019 Matters

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

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.
Gospel
Mission
Discipleship
Church
Global

Here I Am, Send Me

Cassie Moore
Royce and Sandra W. had bought into the American dream. They’d worked hard, raised a family, and were preparing to enter their retirement years enjoying the money they’d saved. They had plans of...
Gospel
Mission
Discipleship
Church
Global

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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