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Alongside Our Foster Families

Brook Hills Contributor
Our small group had been talking about wanting to serve together in some way for a while. We just hadn’t figured out how that would work until one of our small group leaders brought us the idea of...
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A Perfect Father

Brook Hills
Being a parent is hard. Parenting a toddler is particularly hard. It’s not so much the work or being woken up in the night, or reading the same book over and over again that gets to me, though....
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Shepherding God's Church to the Nations

Brook Hills
A shepherd’s primary responsibilities are to feed the sheep sound, biblical truth as the Bible reveals it to us and to equip the saints for the ministry. I think faithfully teaching the whole...
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Answered Prayers for the Arundo

Chris Kinsley
As we drove through block after block of high rise apartments, each one looking the same as the next, we prayed, “Father save these people! Show us how to find the Arundo in this place. Please,...
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Hope from Sacrifice

Chris Kinsley
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A Lesson in Lowliness

Chris Kinsley
Haughtiness and pride create an attitude that anyone who has hurt us should feel equally as bad as they made us feel. Haughtiness sneers, “How dare they hurt me,” as if we are superior to others....
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A Life Turned Upside Down

Chris Kinsley
Three years ago, God made me a mom and changed my life forever. In 2015, I was 34 and single and trying to figure out what I was supposed to be doing with my life. I had no idea the plans He had.
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Just in Time

Brook Hills Contributor
I am constantly humbled and amazed at the places and people that God presents to us to carry out His work and plan.
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Sustained by His Faithfulness

Brook Hills Contributor
In 1986 we had an earthshaking spiritual awakening. We were finally, after 25 years of marriage, on the same page spiritually and going in the same direction – a great joy to both of us.
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In Our Sorrow

Brook Hills Contributor
In the spring of 2001, Tim and Linda Flowers decided to take their two kids, Melanie (15) and Daniel (11), to visit their families in their hometown of Demopolis, Alabama. They had no way of knowing...
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Carrying One Another’s Burdens

Brook Hills Contributor
Grief by definition is intense sorrow. I would describe becoming a widow as a deep pain throughout your mind, body, and soul. It felt like an amputation of half of my body. It took time and resting in...
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For the Love of Jesus

Cassie Moore
Although originally from different states, God brought R and L together through their decision to attend Samford University. R moved to Birmingham from Florida, L from Georgia, and they met their...
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Perfect Timing

Cassie Moore
As a journeyman, Chris met a man from Central Asia. He had no idea at the time that God would use that meeting and the friendship that developed to teach Chris and his wife, Joanna, about His...
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Brook Hills Logo Update

Brook Hills Contributor
You may have noticed something on the cover of our worship guide this week looks a little different. Your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you. We’ve recently made some updates to our church logo.
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Making Much of Him

Brook Hills Contributor
The Great Commission. Weaving gospel threads. Making Disciples. Growing up at Brook Hills, you could say I’d heard about these things a time or two. But, for some reason, knowledge of these truths...
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Single Women

A Life Without Hope

Brook Hills Contributor
We all have a story, don't we? And everyone's story has a past, a present, and a future. I want to begin my story by telling you about my past, to give you some context for where I am today...
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Whatever May Come

Brook Hills Contributor
I met Anna on our first day of college at UAB. We quickly became close friends, bonding over many things, including our similar upbringings. We both grew up in middle class households with loving...
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In the Shadow of His Wings

Brook Hills Contributor
Have you ever thought to yourself, I have no idea how to help my husband? Have you cried to God, "Please, tell me what to do!"?
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God and His Word Changes Us

Cassie Moore
The Gospel not only has the power to change hearts, it has the power to set life on a beautiful and gracious course – despite challenges and struggles – that ultimately leads to God’s glory. One...
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Faith-Motivated Citizenship

Brook Hills Contributor
Two summers ago, I found myself standing in front of twenty high school students from The Church at Brook Hills. It was their high school camp called Apex, and the topic of conversation was how best...
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Family on Mission

Cassie Moore
“I think there’s an element of fearlessness, a quiet confidence, that comes from the feeling of, ‘I don’t know what I’m doing, but my dad’s here, so I know we’ll figure this out.’”
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Adoption

True Sacrifice

Brook Hills Contributor
Ten years ago, I experienced what I thought was the greatest joy in bringing a little life into the world. Five months later, I experienced what I thought was the greatest sorrow in burying the man...
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Jesus Is Worth It

Brook Hills Contributor
If you asked me four years ago if I would be spending the summer after my senior year of college in the Middle East, my answer would have been a very strong, “no.” However, the Lord took me on a...
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Making a Difference in the Life of a Child

Brook Hills Contributor
My favorite day of the week is definitely Friday – not because it is the start of the weekend, but because it’s the day I volunteer at Oliver Elementary. It’s a wonderful thing to know that, by...
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