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Eating to Connect

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"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...
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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...
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Kasey Mixon

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One of the things that’s important for me, directing the choir, is that we take time to really think about the words to what we’re singing. We do that because I want us to be mindful of what...
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Anna Kate

Brook Hills
February 20th was when I decided to follow Jesus. During Collide my sister Ella let the Lord into her heart and she said if I would like to, I could do it too, and I did.
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Brian & Gina Akin

Brook Hills
We are on the third round of children we have watched grow over several years. This last group wasn't in our plan. We just agreed to ‘fill in when needed’ two and a half years ago, but God sent us...
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Heather Gottlieb

Brook Hills
Geoff and I are in the process of adoption. And we’re in the homestudy process, pretty early on, and we are kind of in a holding pattern because we are all waiting on me to finish my autobiography....
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Kimberly DeLoach

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My husband, Daniel, and his family grew up at Brook Hills. So he’s been coming here since before [the main worship] building even existed. In high school, we were dating so I started coming with...
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Rocky Mayo

Brook Hills
Well, I was in California, minding my own business in my comfortable Christianity. I was a youth pastor coming up on my 10th year in 2012 when my church sends myself and the worship pastor to a...
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Riley Green

Brook Hills
We have learned over our 25 years of marriage, we’re really good with young married couples, and we’re really good with college students. And that’s just been most of our marriage, focusing on...
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Alyson Torbett

Brook Hills
Through serving at Brook Hills, the Lord has blessed me in ways that I could have never imagined. When I came to Birmingham for college, I didn’t know a single person. Now, when I look back, I...
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Simone Lay

Brook Hills
I know a big part of my story was that when I was in college my freshman year, I was diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. And through that, God continues to show me things. I think God gives us...
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Jenn Debrecht

Brook Hills
“Once the students can drive it’s kinda cool because we have this really neat opportunity that students kind of show up at our doorstep. At… all… hours of the day. But at the same time it can...
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Ryan Thomas

Brook Hills
"I think the Lord is impressing on me that whatever comes our way, whatever He’s written in our stories, He’s also already prepared the grace for us to be able to honor Him in whatever that is. So...
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Seize the Opportunity

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No other season of the year provides such unusual opportunities as Halloween. Our neighbors will be outside roaming the streets in packs and walking right up to our homes! If that’s not unusual...
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Your Prayers Matter

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A few months ago I sat in a room with a believer in Turkey who told me the story of how Christ had saved him. He grew up as a very devout follower of Islam, yet when he was young he began to pray that...
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Navigating Mother's Day

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Mother’s Day has always been a tactical challenge to navigate. By my 40th birthday, I finally learned how to bless each of my 5 stepmothers and my birth mother on this special day set aside for...
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College Ministry at Red Fern

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[caption id="attachment_441" align="aligncenter" width="944"] "Samford University, Birmingham, AL" by Chuck Grimmett / CC BY-SA 2.0 / Cropped[/caption] ...
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The Idolatry of Grief

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[caption id="attachment_426" align="aligncenter" width="944"] "Mourning" by Jeremy Sorrells / CC BY-NC 2.0 / Cropped[/caption]Today’s story was written by Sue Mooney. Sue has attended Brook Hills...
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Two Doors Down

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[caption id="attachment_417" align="aligncenter" width="944"] "McCulloch Hall, 4th Floor" by Geoff Hill / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 / Cropped[/caption] ...
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Cross-Cultural Christmas

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[caption id="attachment_443" align="aligncenter" width="944"] "A Very Happy Christmas 2012" by Tony Hammond / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 / Cropped[/caption]Have you ever wondered what the Christmas holidays look...
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A Journey of Change

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[caption id="attachment_445" align="aligncenter" width="944"] "Cambodia Village" by civ33 / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 / Cropped[/caption]When my wife and I felt called to go on a short-term mission trip to...
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Living Life Like Acts?

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[caption id="attachment_447" align="aligncenter" width="944"] "Indian farmer shows off QPM maize" by International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 / Cropped[/caption]Have you ever...
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The Gospel at Work

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This past weekend we had the privilege of hosting The Gospel at Work Conference here at Brook Hills. The whole purpose of our time together was to explore how we can all live extraordinary,...
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Is Generosity Biblical?

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[caption id="attachment_453" align="aligncenter" width="944"] "Offering" by TenthMusePhotography / CC BY-SA 2.0 / Cropped[/caption]I lived most of my life as a cultural Christian, which meant I...
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