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It finally got cold in Alabama, and that drove everyone in the county through the doors of our coffeehouse yesterday morning. It drove me to put on sweatpants when I got off work. And it drove me to spend yesterday afternoon doing more adulting than I’m really capable of. I tried to change the cord to a new dryer from a 4-prong to a 3-prong. YouTube said it was easy. Lowe’s said… Read More

All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me … go therefore and make disciples … “A lot of people memorize this passage, but are we doing it? Is it happening?” I’m not gonna lie, this girl misses England. But I’m so excited to be in Birmingham at the right time to be a part of what’s happening at The Church at Brook Hills tonight … thousands of people… Read More

It was dark in the tiny apartment living room, except for the florescent desk lamp, cocked upward to face the room’s occupants like an interrogator’s light looking for answers. If it was seeking out the truth, it found it. The room was full of it. It was full, period. Leaving their shoes in a neat heap at the door, barefooted people packed in the place, sitting reverently on mismatched furniture provided by… Read More

Yasin’s only 9, but he’s been around long enough to know. Long enough to know he shouldn’t be looking at the pictures of naked women that someone at his school keeps texting him. Long enough to know that Jesus is important. “If I were a superhero, I’d be Victory Man – like ‘victory in Jesus.’” Long enough to know that if the church people show up to do a Kids Club at… Read More