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Prayer Matters

Brook Hills Contributor
Sixteen years ago, I drove to an unfamiliar church and sat down among a dozen or so women. Looking back, I can say that was the start of a journey that has changed my life.
Writing

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.
Gospel
Discipleship
Church

Making the Word Central

Brook Hills Contributor
I will never forget the moment I was humbled by a young middle-schooler. He had recognized to some degree that I was making a conscious effort as his youth pastor to entertain the students instead of...
Writing
Gospel
Mission
Church
Global

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...
Writing
Gospel
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...

He Calls My Name

Cassie Moore
Thirteen months. Thirteen long months of waiting, hoping, and praying. Michael and Katy Ferris knew that the Lord was calling them to share the gospel with unreached peoples. They were willing to go....
Writing
Gospel
Family Life

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...
Writing
Family Life
Discipleship

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!"?
Writing
Gospel
Mission
Family Life
Discipleship

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...
Writing
Gospel
Mission
Discipleship
Church

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...

Sudden Motherhood

Brook Hills Contributor
"On Friday, September 21, 2007, I received a phone call from a DHR caseworker asking if I had room in my home to place a 12-month old, mixed race baby girl..."
Writing
Gospel
Mission
Family Life
Global

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.’”

The Grace in an Unlikely Encounter

Cassie Moore
The first unlikely encounter with the gospel occurred when John Tice was racing his motorcycle from Amsterdam, New York to the Marine Corps Base in Camp Pendleton, California.
Writing
Gospel
Family Life
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...
Writing

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...

Mother's Day Without Mom

Brook Hills Contributor
"I’ve always loved children. As a young girl, I couldn’t wait to reach the acceptable age that would allow me the privilege of babysitting. When that coveted age finally arrived, I hit the ground...

Help In Grief

BH Women Contributor
For those grieving and those walking with the grieving, remember Colossians 3, “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility,...
Writing
Gospel
Mission
Discipleship

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...
Writing

The Value of Trusted Volunteers

Brook Hills Contributor
"So, there I was, almost dragging John Miller to his classroom, and when we arrive, lo and behold, Jaime James was his teacher. We were both so relieved. I was like, ‘thank you, God!’ John Miller...
Writing
Mission

Reaching the Nations

Brook Hills
The kitchen and a small dining table were in the basement. It was getting late and we were all sat around the table together talking: two Christian women and five Muslim women. We shared a love of...
Writing

Surprised While Serving

Brook Hills
When I first began serving in Preschool Ministry, I did so in partnership with my wife, Liza. I’m not sure I would have thought I was a “good” candidate to work with preschoolers. It wasn’t...
Writing

Biblical Generosity

Jim Warren
I lived most of my life as a cultural Christian, which meant I strived to be a good person, a good citizen, but had yet to truly follow Christ. During that time I understood generosity to mean that I...
Video

We Connect Meaningfully - Miri's Story

Brook Hills
My name is Miri. I'm from Germany. I got married in 2014 to an American and that's why I'm here. Derrick and I met when I was here on vacation in the United States and we were dating for two years...
Writing

Gathered Worship

Matt Powell
The new year for our family has been one marked by struggle. Our lives have been flipped completely upside down and every day we have to dig deep mentally and tell ourselves that everything will be...
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