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Entering Fatherhood Through Orphan Care

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While I might not have initially envisioned becoming a father by becoming a foster parent, the way God has had his hand in our story during this journey is amazing. I am constantly reminded of our...
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Extraordinary through the Ordinary

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God used the very ordinary means of discipleship in the past to do something very extraordinary in my life.
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A Modular Farewell

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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...
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Relationships Fuel the Mission

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I wonder if many of us realize the importance our relationship with other believers and our involvement in the local church plays in our role of disciple-making.
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A Place to Belong

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“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...
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This Is Hard, but There Is Hope

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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

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Dear God, ...
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Special Sisters and Brothers

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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 Love Oliver Story

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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

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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

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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

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“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

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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

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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,...
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One Yellow Notebook

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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

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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

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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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Freedom for the Incarcerated

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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

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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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Legacy of a Brook Hills Small Group

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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

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"The end of all things is near,” Peter wrote to the suffering, scattered disciples across Asia Minor...
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When Things Don't Go as Planned

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Have you ever prayed for something without really thinking about how exactly the Lord was going answer your prayer? Looking back at the end of last year, my prayer was for the Lord to deepen my faith...
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An Eternal Legacy

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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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The Joy of a Community in Christ

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If, at the end of my life, I can point to a single common thread that God has woven throughout my life, I’d be willing to bet it is community. I’ve only lived 25 years of life so far, but that...
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