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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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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The Fullness of Biblical Community

Brook Hills
My name is Abby, 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 here. So,...
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?"
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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.
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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.
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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...
Global

Engaging Birmingham

Callie P.
Unreached People Groups have been our neighbors in the United States for many years.  Least reached areas have always existed.  Many times though the Church in the United States has either ignored...
Global

Love Your Neighbor as Yourself

Callie P.
Andy and Lisa sat at the dinner table with their very good friend Kenj and listened to him passionately share the teachings of his Hindu Guru.  “You should love your neighbor as yourself”, Kenj...
Women

From Defeated to Disciplined

Dawn Stephens
I often have to fight this wrong thinking and the feelings of being defeated and “stuck” in areas of my life, specifically my weight management and health.
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Truths Learned from Parent Commissioning

Brittany Welsh
My family and I were blessed to be able to take part in the Brook Hills Parent Commissioning in 2015 after the birth of our daughter. Welcoming a new child into the family is such a joyful and...
Women

The Fruit of Loneliness

Ashley Chesnut
have you ever thought what you want the fruit of your loneliness to be?
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The Body at Brook Hills

Brook Hills
Several years ago we started talking with a missions organization, SEND International, about becoming church planting missionaries. We were leading a singles small group at the time, and members of...
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