It’s a Credit Card Addiction

I think my mother-in-law has a serious credit card problem. She can’t afford stuff, but she shops anyway, chalks up more and more debt, acquires more credit cards, and thinks she’ll pay for it all later somehow. Her ex-husband has bailed her out a few times, but he’s unwilling to help anymore. My wife and […]

Counselor's Corner RRC Feb

Cultivating Resilience

Whether it is grief, addiction, a broken relationship, debilitating anxiety, or depression, there are parts of us that hurt so bad sometimes we do not know how we will get through another day. The ability to persevere through unimaginable challenges and trauma is resilience. Resilience: Many of us walk through life feeling overwhelmed. We begin […]

The Intersection RRC Feb

Topics Impacting Christians in 2023

Each year on The Meeting House program, heard weekdays from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Faith Radio, I highlight topics impacting the Christian community from the preceding year, including comments from Meeting House guests during the year. In 2023, there was a clear contrast between the Christian worldview perspective and the advance of worldly ideas that are […]

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Closet of Love: Providing Compassion and Necessities for Foster Care Children and Families

Sonya Sheets took her passion to care for children and turned it into a growing ministry that offers compassion to those in the foster care program and throughout the department of human resources. Closet of Love, founded in 2019, collects new and gently used infant, child, and teen-related items and gives them to those in […]


Your Anthem of the Day

Did you ever wonder why a song showed up in your head randomly? Maybe, like me, you awoke with an oldie from your teenage years when you listened to music from the top 40. Or perhaps you started humming a tune and spent half the day trying to figure out the words to the song. […]


Four Marks of a Godly Husband’s Love

“Husbands, love your wives” (Ephesians 5:25a). On the one hand it is such a simple statement, a simple command. Simply love. On the other hand there is not a husband in the world who would say that he has mastered it. Behind the simple command is a lifetime of effort, a lifetime of growth. How […]


A Big Problem You Didn’t Know You Had
by Mike Fabarez

I still remember, and may never forget, the first time I stopped to consider envy. I was reading a book by Os Guinness and was blindsided by a section on that particular sin. I immediately understood that it was prominent in my life and immediately began to take steps to address it. The process took […]


Love the Ones Who Drive You Crazy
by Jamie Dunlop

An election year is upon us and with it all the debate, suspicion, and rancor that is sure to accompany the culmination of another four-year cycle. Though the election is still months away, I’m already dreading the inevitable interpersonal struggles that will come with it and even the strains it may bring to the unity […]


Faith @ Work: Eric Morgan

RRC: As the CEO of Prattville Baptist Hospital, how has your career impacted your walk with Christ? Eric: In leadership roles, we should use every opportunity to serve others as Jesus did. As a leader, you have responsibilities and desires to help others. I have the privilege of supporting wonderful teammates who serve our community […]


A Name No One Knows But He Himself

This month’s Pastor’s Perspective is delivered by Rev. Kyle Searcy, Fresh Anointing House of Worship At the heart of Revelation’s depiction of Christ’s return is a profound assertion of identity and self-assurance. Revelation 19:12 depicts Jesus with “eyes like a flame of fire” and wearing many crowns, a powerful image of majesty and authority. However, […]