What Amazing Spaces Is God Calling You To?

What Amazing Spaces Is God Calling You To?

Rachel Estes is Director of Outreach and Missions at Canterbury United Methodist. Rachel wrote this personal reflection about service in Birmingham for the Women’s City Prayer Breakfast in Birmingham on September 29th, 2017. We hope you are encouraged, blessed and...
The Prayer That Brought The House Down

The Prayer That Brought The House Down

This prayer was written by Dianne Kennedy for the Women’s City Prayer Breakfast in Birmingham on September 29th, 2017. Dianne is a Birmingham Police Chaplain and member of Brewster Road Community Church. The prayer is for the true Church to be in our city. So...
How Big is Big Daddy?

How Big is Big Daddy?

In August 2017, my family decided to tackle Big Daddy in Namibia’s Namib Desert. “For real, this is like literally, the highest level on the stair master at the gym but worse.” Our guide gave us pointers, the best of which was to step in the person’s footprints ahead...
Raise the Child You Have, Not the Child You Want

Raise the Child You Have, Not the Child You Want

I have a friend who learned that her daughter had cancer after going to a routine 2-year-old pediatrician visit several years ago. Her blood work was off, and this led to testing and a diagnosis the next day. As you can imagine, they were shocked and very frightened....
Let God Take the Wheel

Let God Take the Wheel

Parenthood is permanent—a lifelong identity, an ongoing sacred trust, the bond that just will not quit. Year after year, we keep carrying our grown children close to our hearts, caring deeply about their well-being. We may lean toward attempting to assert our parental...
The Sky’s the Limit

The Sky’s the Limit

The sky’s the limit. It’s a phrase we hear often, one meant to encourage and inspire. It conjures up images of taking risks and stepping outside our comfort zones in order to achieve great things. And while the expression mentions a limit, the idea is really that...