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As We Go...

Rocky Mayo
If you had told us three years ago that it would be difficult to leave Birmingham, it would have been pretty hard to believe you. As natives of southern California, the South seemed like a foreign...
Women

Am I Emotionally Unhealthy?

Ashley Chesnut
You might have read these descriptions and thought, “Oh no! That’s me!”
Women

Emotions & Smoke Detectors

Ashley Chesnut
There wasn’t a fire. In fact, I even had a warning
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A Father's Day Reflection

Chris Kinsley
My wife, Liza, will tell you I wasn’t sure if I ever wanted to have kids, but that’s not precisely correct. I always wanted to be a father. I mean, it wasn’t something I passionately pursued for...
Women

God and Emotions and You

Ashley Chesnut
It is a lie that we cannot control our emotions.
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Casey Boss

The Church at Brook Hills
I pray a lot, about all kinds of things. But I especially pray that the Lord would open my eyes to what girls and all our students are going through. I see them going to school, and it’s totally...
Women

Discipling Your Emotions

Ashley Chesnut
This scene in Inside Out is my favorite in the entire movie. Don’t you wish you could have such running commentary
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Shepherd the Flock

Josh Dowis
“So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: shepherd the flock of God that is...
Women

Summer Reads 2016

Ashley Chesnut
for those who have more liberty with their choice of reading materials (or will try to squeeze a non-school read in like me), here’s a few that I recommend.
Women

Celebration and the Church

BH Women Contributor
Since I’m 25 and live in Birmingham, I’ve attended a lot of weddings over the past few years.
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A Journey to Open Adoption

Brook Hills
It was about the time of our first wedding anniversary that we started seriously considering going to some classes just to learn more about adoption. It had always been on our hearts as individuals,...
Women

Making Confession & Hearing Confession

Ashley Chesnut
you can imagine my surprise when the college junior sitting across from me chose that particular place and time to tell me about
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God Answers Prayers

Brook Hills Mid-Termer
Have you ever experienced the peace that comes with knowing that you are doing God’s will? I am moving to East Asia this summer, and I am fearless. I am fearlessly moving to an area that many would...
Women

There's More to Worship Than Just Showing Up

Audrie Appel
Have you ever noticed that the lights at Brook Hills are always bright during our Worship Gatherings?
Women

Celebrating Mother's Day...When Mother's Day is Hard

Ashley Chesnut
Mother's Day is bittersweet for so many. Let's not forget those among us who close their Facebook feeds, skip church, and wish for it all to be over.
Women

Top Motherhood Posts on BH Women

Ashley Chesnut
a collection of the top BH Women blog posts on motherhood
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Halie Kawell

Brook Hills
I was a teacher and then I ended up quitting my job and going into full-time ministry as the Academic Director at Oak Tree Ministries. And so I work with most of these kids in Marks Village several...
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Eating to Connect

Brook Hills
"What is that smell?!" I walked around the corner expecting to see a trash dump but was greeted with quite a different sight. A group of Malaysians were sitting around a small table laughing and...
Women

God on the Move in South Asia

BH Women Contributor
The same gospel I had taken for granted for 23 years was a hidden treasure to them
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Alec Rogers

Brook Hills
I went to the Dominican Republic this year. I actually got to go there last year, so it was really cool being able to go back and build on those relationships. We were working with a church up in the...
Women

Are We Post-Radical?

Ashley Chesnut
Let me warn you of some shocking news you are about to hear:
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Water to My Thirsty Soul

Suzie Gonzalez
I had virtually stopped going to church for years because my husband had been deeply hurt by the church and all I could see every time I tried to get involved in one was hypocrisy. I didn't want...
Women

They Are My One-Anothers

BH Women Contributor
One of the common threads we all share is a sense of authenticity and belonging, whether you call it a sisterhood, a tribe, or a family.
Women

Called to Serve or Just Called?

BH Women Contributor
He has gently exposed my delusion of “called to serve.” It’s a common phrase and a biblical phrase, but for me it gives me options...
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