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The Love Oliver Story

Brook Hills Contributor
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

Brook Hills Contributor
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...
Worship Stories

From Money to Mission

Brook Hills Contributor
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...
Gospel
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No Back-up Plan

Brook Hills Contributor
“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

Brook Hills Contributor
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

Brook Hills Contributor
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

Brook Hills Contributor
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...
Writing

Encouraging Family Worship

Brook Hills Contributor
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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Exchanging a Life of Comfort for What Matters Most

Cassie Moore
Being the director of the Hispanic Ministry allows me to serve my God through preaching and teaching, in the development of leaders, and even more so in taking the gospel from Birmingham to the ends...
Writing

Freedom for the Incarcerated

Brook Hills Contributor
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...
Writing

In Every Season

Brook Hills Contributor
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.
Writing

Brook Hills Loves Birmingham

Chris Kinsley
It’s difficult to know exactly from where the impetus of an idea stems. So, I can’t quite recall how it came about or when we first started talking about it, but for some time Brandi Etheredge,...
Writing

I See the Stars

Cassie Moore
It was pitch black. All we could see through the windows as we rolled along the desert highway were the occasional headlights of other cars as they sped by—that and a blanket of stars expanding...
Writing

Legacy of a Brook Hills Small Group

Brook Hills Contributor
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

Brook Hills Contributor
"The end of all things is near,” Peter wrote to the suffering, scattered disciples across Asia Minor...
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The Footstool Project

Chris Kinsley
The whole reason our partner, The Footstool Project, exists is to carry the Good News of Jesus Christ to the remote, unreached people of Nepal's Himalayas.
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Here I Am, Send Me

Cassie Moore
Royce and Sandra W. had bought into the American dream. They’d worked hard, raised a family, and were preparing to enter their retirement years enjoying the money they’d saved. They had plans of...
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The Greatest Legacy

Callie
In 1948, Dwight Martin’s parents left the United States called by God to serve as long-term missionaries among the people of Thailand. They left not knowing if they would ever return home.
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Did I Dig Deep Enough?

Dennis Blythe
One of the unwavering commitments of your Elder Council during these last three years of prayerful discussion regarding the Campus Development Plan that is before us a church has been to not...
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An Advocate for the Sent

Cassie Moore
“I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.”...
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A Letter From Pastor Matt

Matt Mason
Brook Hills, I have so much to say, and it’ll be hard to say it all here.
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Paralyzed by Anxiety

Cassie Moore
It all happened very fast. They quickly wheeled Jean Adams in her bed to another hospital room and hooked her up to a machine that helped her to breathe. She didn’t know exactly what was happening,...

Stop and Pray

Ashley Chesnut
I recently came back from a short-term trip working with our Central Asian Church-Planting Team, and while it was a challenging trip in many ways, one of my favorite stories from the week involved...
Gospel
Single Women
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Worth the Risk

Cassie Moore
K.B. was very young when she first thought about what it means to follow Jesus wherever He might lead, and even then, she considered what it could cost her.
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