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Invest in Hope

Chris Kinsley
Faith family, we all know how unique and challenging the past few months have been for everyone, not only in our church, but in the entire world. We have been so encouraged by the faithfulness...
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A Fruitful Environment for Gospel Proclamation

Callie
When Vanessa walked out of her high-rise apartment in Kuala Lumpur to go for a run, she never imagined that running a mile would require her to run back-and-forth a 30-foot hallway of her building to...
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Clean and Living Water

Chris Kinsley
Faith family, we are so encouraged by all the ways we’ve seen you reaching out to and caring for one another and your neighbors during this time. We’ve seen so many small groups connecting with...
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Providing a Place to Call Home

Brook Hills Contributor
At four months pregnant, Brett went in for her normal checkup to find out if her baby was a boy or a girl. She found out—a girl—but she found out something else too. “We found out that she had...
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God’s Provision in Parenthood

Elizabeth Park
For Ann Ashton and Conner Jones, being parents to their daughter, Miriam, known as Mim, has been one of life’s greatest joys, but their path to parenthood was a challenging one.
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Singing God’s Truth

Elizabeth Park
Kids Choir isn’t just for the adorable faces on the risers. It’s for our whole faith family. We never outgrow the need to be reminded of what’s true—from the littlest kid swaying the wrong...
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Gaining Something Far Greater

Elizabeth Park
“The Lord used the most unlikely of subjects to call me out into greater depths of trusting Him and walking in clear responsibility—money. Suddenly, this drab topic became infused with gospel hope...
College Celebrations
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Wrestling With the Hard Questions

Brook Hills Contributor
Gathering together to know our Father deeper, being consistent in fellowship, and discussing the gospel with the lost are all acts of obedience and worship to God.
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It Takes A Village

Brook Hills Contributor
My kids and I first visited Brook Hills on a Sunday morning in 2015. I was roughly 48 hours into officially being a single mom and our world was spinning on its axis, to say the least. I nervously...
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Human Trafficking Awareness

Brook Hills Contributor
Human Trafficking is a huge global, national, and local crisis. It’s the second largest criminal enterprise in the world with an estimated 25 million individuals trafficked worldwide. It’s even...
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Deepening Oak Tree's Roots

Chris Kinsley
Faith family, we are so encouraged by your faithfulness through the past year in so many ways, including in your generosity. As Pastor Matt shared last Sunday, when we combine what was given to the...
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How Pregnancy Resource Centers Offer Help And Hope In Jesus’ Name

Brook Hills Contributor
When Rosa* first visited the pregnancy center where I volunteer, she was accompanied by her husband. He spoke only a little English, she none at all. She stood somewhat behind him as he and I...
Small Group
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New Year, New Plan?

Jay Gordon
A recent study by Lifeway Christian Resources revealed that the number one factor in spiritual growth is “Bible Engagement.” I was happy for Lifeway to confirm what I’ve thought and experienced...
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God’s Sovereignty Amidst Our Uncertainty

Brook Hills Contributor
“Things don’t always go the way we plan, but the risk is worth it, even with our physical lives,” Dave said. “We always want to be wise, but sometimes things don’t make sense. Knowing He’s...
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God Always Provides

Brook Hills Contributor
After traveling this past summer to a mountain village in Southeast Asia, Courtney Talley said one thing is crystal clear — God wants the people there to know Him. And He will send rain and disrupt...
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A New Family

Brook Hills Contributor
The dreams started when she was 12. ...
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Ways To Give Generously

Chris Kinsley
"Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver." ...
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Extending Our Homes for the Holidays

Brook Hills Contributor
Across the city, decorations are going up and Birmingham is coming alive because it is “the most wonderful time of the year.” We will soon celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas, two of our...
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Care for the UnAdopted

Brook Hills Contributor
There are approximately 153 million orphaned children in the world. That’s an unfathomable number. Yet even this number does not begin to cover the depth of the orphan crisis. This number excludes...
College Celebrations
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The Mission Doesn't Change

Brook Hills Contributor
We aren’t to be any less intentional, driven, or excited about ministry because we are in our homeland.
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Meet Brian Munnings

Elizabeth Park
Whether we know it or not, we are all counselors to some degree. “Counseling is really just doing relationship with people and sitting down and having good, intentional conversations,” says Brian...
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Gather Your People and Go!

Brook Hills Contributor
My husband, Rusty, and I often traveled together on mission, but once we started having babies, that had to change. We would take turns going on short-term trips while the other stayed behind and...
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Building Healthy Churches in East Asia

Chris Kinsley
Thank you, faith family. Because of your generosity last week on our Roots & Reach Giving Day and your faithful giving to the Roots & Reach Initiative in the months leading up, we now have a strong...
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Now It’s Our Time

Elizabeth Park
For Donnie Arrant, Roots & Reach has been on his heart for 20 years. He came on staff at Brook Hills in February 1994 as the Associate Pastor in Pastoral Care, and then later moved into his current...
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